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When Bank Statement Processing(BSP) is activated, you can import bank statements into SAP Business One on BSP module. One scenario is that if in the statement file, a piece of text that is to be mapped in a particular field is split up between two lines, then the carridge return(\r\n) within will also be imported into SAP Business One.

Example:

Localization: DE

File format in use: SAPBPDEIB_MT940

Bank statement file sample:

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Notice bank account ‘0123456789’ is split up between two lines

Reproduction:

1.   1.Activate option Install Bank Statement Processing under Administration>System Initialization>Company Details>Basic Initialization.

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2. Go to Administration>Setup>Banking>House Bank Accouts, make sure the checkbox in column Import Bank Statement is ticked and file format SAPBPDEIB_MT940 has been assigned to the bank code and account number obtained from the statement file.

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       3. Go to Banking > Bank Statements and External Reconciliations > Bank Statement Processing, choose the corresponding house bank and bank account to import the sample statement file.

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       4. Double click the imported record to open window Bank Statement Details. There is a blank space in the imported BP Bank Account.

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Solution:

1.   1.Download format SAPBPDEIB_MT940 and open it in EFM manager.

Regarding the details you could refer to another blog: How to Change or Customize Electronic File Formats in SAP Business One(http://scn.sap.com/community/business-one/blog/2011/09/27/how-to-change-or-customize-electronic-file-formats-in-sap-business-one)

2.Go to Field31(corresponding to ‘BP Bank Account’). Under tab Mapping enter the following in box Mapping Method:

translate(%Field31,’

‘,”)

– Please notice that when typing you have to press ENTER to ensure carriage return is between single quotation mark.

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3.Save the modified format and assign it to the house bank account under House Bank Accouts- Setup

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4. Import the same bank statement file again, there is no blank space in the imported BP Bank Account any more.

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For more details regarding BSP please refer to Bank Statement Processing Landing Pages at https://websmp206.sap-ag.de/~sapidb/011000358700000118382008;

For more details regarding EFM please refer to Format Definition Landing Pages at https://websmp206.sap-ag.de/~sapidb/011000358700000940822007

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