Duplicate Number Warnings

Any user with the Accounting Preferences permission can set up an account so that all users are alerted or blocked from proceeding when they attempt to save transaction records with duplicate document numbers.

If you import transactions and use the Advanced Numbering feature, NetSuite responds to duplicates according to these settings. If you import transactions and use the Advanced Numbering feature, NetSuite responds to duplicates according to these settings. When you import a transaction, NetSuite determines which advanced numbering rule applies to it using your rules' criteria. It then checks if a transaction with the same document numbers already exist for the same rule. If a duplicate is detected, NetSuite uses your Duplicate Number Warnings preference as described below.

To enable these warnings, go to Setup > Accounting > Preferences > Accounting Preferences. On the Items/Transactions subtab in the Other Transaction Preferences section, select one of the following Duplicate Number Warnings from the list:

Important:

On a transaction, use caution when you click the Submit button. If you click Submit more than one time, multiple transactions may be created.

Related Topics

Avoiding Duplicates
Avoiding Duplicate Transaction Numbers
Using Auto-Generated Numbering for Transactions
Avoiding Duplicate Processing of Memorized Transactions

General Notices