journalLines resource type

NEW VERSION This is v1.0 of the Business Central API. For the newest version, see Business Central API (V2.0).

Represents a line in a journal in Dynamics 365 Business Central.


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Method Return Type Description
GET journalLines journalLines Gets a journal line.
POST journalLines journalLines Creates a journal line.
PATCH journalLines journalLines Updates a journal line.
DELETE journalLines none Deletes a journal line.
Method Description
attachments paymentTerm Attach documents to journalLine.
account paymentMethod Gets the account.


Property Type Description
id GUID The unique ID of the journal line. Non-editable.
journalDisplayName string, maximum size 10 The display name of the journal that this line belongs to. Read-Only.
lineNumber integer The number of the journal line.
accountId GUID The unique ID of the account that the journal line is related to.
accountNumber string, maximum size 20 The number of the account that the journal line is related to.
postingDate date The date that the journal line is posted.
documentNumber string, maximum size 20 Specifies a document number for the journal line.
externalDocumentNumber string, maximum size 20 Specifies an external document number for the journal line.
amount decimal Specifies the total amount (including VAT) that the journal line consists of.
description string, maximum size 50 The description of the journal line, provided by the user or autocreated.
comment string, maximum size 250 A user specified comment on the journal line.
lastModifiedDateTime datetime The last datetime the journal line was modified. Read-Only.


A journal line is a subpage of a journal. It cannot be accessed directly.

A journal line can be a "Parent Entity" of the dimension lines.

An Account (accountId) must exist in the Accounts table.

JSON representation

Here is a JSON representation of the resource.

    "id": "GUID",
    "journalDisplayName": "string",
    "lineNumber": "integer",
    "accountId": "GUID",
    "accountNumber": "string",
    "postingDate": "date",
    "documentNumber": "string",
    "externalDocumentNumber": "string",
    "amount": "decimal",
    "description": "string",
    "comment": "string",
    "lastModifiedDateTime": "datetime"

See also

Journal Line
Get Journal Line
Create Journal Line
Update Journal Line
Delete Journal Line