Troubleshooting: Unable to delete numbering format

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Question: Why can’t I delete one of the Cash Payment document numbering format, there is a message prompted “The value of column PaymentFormatName in table Payment Method does not exist in its master file.”

Version: 1.8 / 1.9 / 2.0

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Possible Reason:

This document numbering format has been used as default format for particular Payment Method.


1. Go General Maintenance > Payment Method Maintenance.

2. Right click on detail header and click on column chooser.

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3. Drag out the field Payment Format Namefrom column chooser, find it out which Document Numbering Format has been used as default format.

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4. Select payment Method and click on Edit.

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5. Change it to another document numbering format. And now you will be able to delete the document numbering format ‘MBBPV’.

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By: Lay Swan 180221, KMC180226, P180227

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