Currency Exchange Rate: General Area

Use this area to define exchange rates for different currencies and indicate a date and a number of a newly created document. The area consists of two sections: Exchange rate section and Document-related information section.

Exchange rate

Exchange rates are added as line items in this section.

To define the rate, fill in the following fields:


Used for


Choose a currency from a drop-down list or create a new one.

Exchange rate

Type in or paste the exchange rate for the currency.

Document-related information


Used for


Document number is assigned automatically when you save the currency exchange rate document based on the selected numerator.

Users with the appropriate permissions can override the auto-generated number and enter it manually.

After overriding the currency exchange document number, automated numbering will proceed in the same manner but using the manually set number as a start value.


Date field is automatically assigned the date when the new currency exchange rate document was created.

Date field indicates the posting date, the document date as well as the date when the exchange is to take place/ took place.

You can override the auto-generated date and enter it manually.

  • It is a required field. If document date is not specified, you will not be able to save the document.


More information

Create a New Currency Exchange Rate
Currency Exchange Rate