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Using Translation and Plan to Upgrade?

30 June 2015

Don't miss these really useful reference documents detailing changes to expect and pre-upgrade steps to avoid post upgrade issues in this area...

Translation is the process that converts balances from functional currency to foreign currencies, covering various reporting requirements. It is possible to translate

  • Actual Balances
  • Budget Balances 
  • Average Balances - if enabled for the ledger 

Once deciding to upgrade from Release11i to Release12, you need to consider the designed changes in the process as described in this document:

R12 Upgrade: Changes to Expect in R12 as Against Release 11i (Doc ID 1443965.1

  • Period End Rates and Period Average Rates no longer exist in R12 
  • Balances Maintained as Separate Reporting Ledger

If you are using Translation in your 11i instance, please visit this important guide we created for you in order to avoid known Post-upgrade Translation problems: 

Pre-Upgrade Steps To Avoid Post Upgrade Issues Related to Translation (Doc ID 2000905.1)

It provides step-by-step guidance to review any potential issues and recommended patching for your R12 instance once the upgrade is complete. 

 

Source: Oracle EBS Support Blog

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