"Amount must be positive in Gen. Journal Line" error message when you post a prepayment invoice in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009

This article applies to Microsoft Dynamics NAV for all countries and all language locales.
Symptoms
Assume that prices including VAT is set and Prepayment invoices are not compressed in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009. When you post a prepayment invoice, you receive the following error message:
Amount must be positive in Gen. Journal Line.
This problem occurs in the following products:
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2
Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 service pack or the next Microsoft Dynamics NAV version that contains this hotfix.

Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Technical Support Professional for Microsoft Dynamics and related products determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.



Installation information

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Note Before you install this hotfix, verify that all Microsoft Navision client users are logged off the system. This includes Microsoft Navision Application Services (NAS) client users. You should be the only client user who is logged on when you implement this hotfix.

To implement this hotfix, you must have a developer license.

We recommend that the user account in the Windows Logins window or in the Database Logins window be assigned the "SUPER" role ID. If the user account cannot be assigned the "SUPER" role ID, you must verify that the user account has the following permissions:
  • The Modify permission for the object that you will be changing.
  • The Execute permission for the System Object ID 5210 object and for the System Object ID 9015 object.

Note You do not have to have rights to the data stores unless you have to perform data repair.

Code changes

Note Always test code fixes in a controlled environment before you apply the fixes to your production computers.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
  1. Change the code in the AdjustPrepmtAmountLCY function in the Sales-Post Codeuint (80) as follows:
    Existing code 1
    ...TotalPrepmtAmount@1002 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;      BEGIN...
    Replacement code 1
    ...TotalPrepmtAmount@1002 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;// Add the following line.       PricesInclVATRoundingAmount@1170000000 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;// End of the added line.      BEGIN...
    Existing code 2
    ...TotalPrepmtAmount[1] += "Prepmt. Amount Inv. (LCY)";...
    Replacement code 2
    ...// Add the following lines.IF SalesHeader."Prices Including VAT" THEN                 IF (("Prepayment %" <> 100) OR IsFinalInvoice) AND (DeductionFactor = 1) THEN BEGIN                   PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[1] := TotalRoundingAmount[1];                   PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[2] := TotalRoundingAmount[2];                 END;// End of the added lines.                 TotalPrepmtAmount[1] += "Prepmt. Amount Inv. (LCY)";...
    Existing code 3
    ...UpdatePrepmtSalesLineWithRound(// Delete the following line.           PrepmtSalesLine,TotalRoundingAmount,TotalPrepmtAmount,TempPrepmtDeductLCYSalesLine.IsFinalInvoice);// End of the deleted line.        END;...
    Replacement code 3
    ...UpdatePrepmtSalesLineWithRound(// Add the following lines.           PrepmtSalesLine,TotalRoundingAmount,TotalPrepmtAmount,           TempPrepmtDeductLCYSalesLine.IsFinalInvoice,PricesInclVATRoundingAmount);// End of the added lines.        END;...
  2. Change the code in the UpdatePrepmtSalesLineWithRound function in the Sales-Post Codeuint (80) as follows:
    Existing code 1
    ...// Delete the following line.LOCAL PROCEDURE UpdatePrepmtSalesLineWithRound@89(VAR PrepmtSalesLine@1002 : Record 37;TotalRoundingAmount@1001 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;TotalPrepmtAmount@1000 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;FinalInvoice@1170000000 : Boolean);// End of the deleted line.      VAR...
    Replacement code 1
    ...// Add the following line.LOCAL PROCEDURE UpdatePrepmtSalesLineWithRound@89(VAR PrepmtSalesLine@1002 : Record 37;TotalRoundingAmount@1001 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;TotalPrepmtAmount@1000 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;FinalInvoice@1170000000 : Boolean;PricesInclVATRoundingAmount@1170000001 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal);// End of the added line.      VAR...
    Existing code 2
    ...// Delete the following line.IF (ABS(TotalRoundingAmount[2]) <= GLSetup."Amount Rounding Precision") OR FinalInvoice THEN BEGIN// End of the deleted line.            IF ("Prepayment %" = 100) AND ("Prepmt. Amount Inv. (LCY)" = 0) THEN...
    Replacement code 2
    ...// Add the following lines.IF (PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[1] <> 0) AND (TotalRoundingAmount[1] = 0) THEN BEGIN           Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt := 0;           PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[1] := 0;         END;          IF (ABS(TotalRoundingAmount[2]) <= GLSetup."Amount Rounding Precision") OR            (FinalInvoice AND (TotalRoundingAmount[1] = 0))         THEN BEGIN// End of the added lines.            IF ("Prepayment %" = 100) AND ("Prepmt. Amount Inv. (LCY)" = 0) THEN...
    Existing code 3
    ...END;// Delete the following lines.         "Prepmt. VAT Amount Inv. (LCY)" := TotalRoundingAmount[2] + Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt;         NewAmountIncludingVAT := Amount + TotalPrepmtAmount[2] + TotalRoundingAmount[2];         Increment(TotalSalesLineLCY."Amount Including VAT","Amount Including VAT" - NewAmountIncludingVAT - Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt);// End of the deleted lines.          IF "Currency Code" = '' THEN...
    Replacement code 3
    ...END;// Add the following lines.          IF (PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[2] <> 0) AND (TotalRoundingAmount[2] = 0) THEN BEGIN           Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt := 0;           PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[2] := 0;         END;          "Prepmt. VAT Amount Inv. (LCY)" := TotalRoundingAmount[2] + Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt;         NewAmountIncludingVAT := Amount + TotalPrepmtAmount[2] + TotalRoundingAmount[2];         IF (PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[1] = 0) AND (PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[2] = 0) THEN           Increment(TotalSalesLineLCY."Amount Including VAT","Amount Including VAT" - NewAmountIncludingVAT - Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt       );// End of the added lines.          IF "Currency Code" = '' THEN...
  3. Change the code in the AdjustPrepmtAmountLCY function in the Purch.-Post Codeunit (90) as follows:
    Existing code 1
    ...TotalPrepmtAmount@1003 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;      BEGIN...
    Replacement code 1
    ...TotalPrepmtAmount@1003 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;// Add the following line.       PricesInclVATRoundingAmount@1170000000 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;// End of the added line.      BEGIN...
    Existing code 2
    ...TotalPrepmtAmount[1] += "Prepmt. Amount Inv. (LCY)";...
    Replacement code 2
    ...// Add the following lines.               IF PurchHeader."Prices Including VAT" THEN                 IF (("Prepayment %" <> 100) OR IsFinalInvoice) AND (DeductionFactor = 1) THEN BEGIN                   PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[1] := TotalRoundingAmount[1];                   PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[2] := TotalRoundingAmount[2];                 END;// End of the added lines.                 TotalPrepmtAmount[1] += "Prepmt. Amount Inv. (LCY)";...
    Existing code 3
    ...// Delete the following line.UpdatePrepmtPurchLineWithRound(PrepmtPurchLine,TotalRoundingAmount,TotalPrepmtAmount);// End of the deleted line.        END;...
    Replacement code 3
    ...// Add the following lines.UpdatePrepmtPurchLineWithRound(           PrepmtPurchLine,TotalRoundingAmount,TotalPrepmtAmount,           TempPrepmtDeductLCYPurchLine.IsFinalInvoice,PricesInclVATRoundingAmount);// End of the added lines.        END;...
  4. Change the code in the UpdatePrepmtPurchLineWithRound function in the Purch.-Post Codeunit (90) as follows:
    Existing code 1
    ...// Delete the following line.LOCAL PROCEDURE UpdatePrepmtPurchLineWithRound@89(VAR PrepmtPurchLine@1002 : Record 39;TotalRoundingAmount@1001 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;TotalPrepmtAmount@1000 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal);// End of the deleted line.      VAR...
    Replacement code 1
    ...// Add the following line.LOCAL PROCEDURE UpdatePrepmtPurchLineWithRound@89(VAR PrepmtPurchLine@1002 : Record 39;TotalRoundingAmount@1001 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;TotalPrepmtAmount@1000 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal;FinalInvoice@1170000001 : Boolean;PricesInclVATRoundingAmount@1170000000 : ARRAY [2] OF Decimal);// End of the added line.      VAR...
    Existing code 2
    ...// Delete the following line.IF ABS(TotalRoundingAmount[2]) <= GLSetup."Amount Rounding Precision" THEN BEGIN// End of the deleted line.            IF ("Prepayment %" = 100) AND ("Prepmt. Amount Inv. (LCY)" = 0) THEN...
    Replacement code 2
    ...// Add the following lines.         IF (PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[1] <> 0) AND (TotalRoundingAmount[1] = 0) THEN BEGIN           Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt := 0;           PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[1] := 0;         END;          IF (ABS(TotalRoundingAmount[2]) <= GLSetup."Amount Rounding Precision") OR            (FinalInvoice AND (TotalRoundingAmount[1] = 0))         THEN BEGIN// End of the added lines.            IF ("Prepayment %" = 100) AND ("Prepmt. Amount Inv. (LCY)" = 0) THEN...
    Existing code 3
    ...END;// Delete the following lines.         "Prepmt. VAT Amount Inv. (LCY)" := -(TotalRoundingAmount[2] + Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt);         NewAmountIncludingVAT := Amount - (TotalPrepmtAmount[2] + TotalRoundingAmount[2]);         Increment(           TotalPurchLineLCY."Amount Including VAT",-("Amount Including VAT" - NewAmountIncludingVAT + Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt));// End of the deleted lines.          IF "Currency Code" = '' THEN...
    Replacement code 3
    ...END;// Add the following lines.         IF (PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[2] <> 0) AND (TotalRoundingAmount[2] = 0) THEN BEGIN           Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt := 0;           PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[2] := 0;         END;          "Prepmt. VAT Amount Inv. (LCY)" := -(TotalRoundingAmount[2] + Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt);         NewAmountIncludingVAT := Amount - (TotalPrepmtAmount[2] + TotalRoundingAmount[2]);         IF (PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[1] = 0) AND (PricesInclVATRoundingAmount[2] = 0) THEN           Increment(             TotalPurchLineLCY."Amount Including VAT",-("Amount Including VAT" - NewAmountIncludingVAT + Prepmt100PctVATRoundingAmt));// End of the added lnies.          IF "Currency Code" = '' THEN...

Prerequisites

You must have one of the following products installed to apply this hotfix:
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2


Removal information

You cannot remove this hotfix.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 2893954 - Last Review: 08/09/2016 05:21:00 - Revision: 3.0

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