Import and Export Data in Standard Import Export Format

You can import and export general ledger data according to the standard import export (SIE) format. By specifying SIE dimensions and file types, you can specify the level of detail covered by import or export transactions. For more information, see Standard Import Export Group.

To import data in SIE format

  1. Choose the Search for Page or Report icon, enter SIE Import, and then choose the related link.

  2. Fill in the fields as described in the following table.

    Field Description
    Gen. Journal Template Select a general journal template.
    Gen. Journal Batch Select a general journal batch.
    Dimensions Select the SIE dimensions to import.
    Insert G/L Account Select if the general ledger account in the import file is missing in the chart of accounts and needs to be set up during the import process.
    Use Number Series for Doc. No. Select if a document number is not provided in the import file.
  3. Choose the OK button.

  4. Select the file to import.

To export data in SIE format

  1. Choose the Search for Page or Report icon, enter SIE Export, and then choose the related link.

  2. On the G/L Account FastTab, choose the appropriate filters.

  3. On the Options FastTab, fill in the fields as described in the following table.

    Field Description
    File Type Select the type of file to be created. Select from one of the following options:

    - Year - End Balances - Contains the annual account balance carried forward for all accounts in the chart of accounts.
    - Periodic Balances - Contains the annual account balance carried forward and monthly changes for all accounts in the chart of accounts.
    - Object Balances - Contains the annual account balance carried forward, monthly changes, and balances on the object level, such as cost units and projects, for all accounts in the chart of accounts.
    - Transactions - Contains all the general ledger entries for the period.
    Contact Enter the contact person. This field is optional.
    Comments Describe the content of the file.
    Dimensions Select the dimensions to export.
    Fiscal Year Enter the fiscal tax year.
  4. Choose the OK button.

  5. Choose the Open or Save button to decide where to place the exported file.

See Also

Standard Import Export Group
Sweden Local Functionality