Account group purposes let you filter account groups according to why you might use them, which is particularly useful in financial reporting. You create account group purposes, which you can then designate when creating or updating your account groups.


Get Account Group Purpose Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the account group purpose object:

<lookup>
    <object>GLACCTGRPPURPOSE</object>
</lookup>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use GLACCTGRPPURPOSE

List Account Group Purposes

query

List the record number and name for each account group purpose:

<query>
    <object>GLACCTGRPPURPOSE</object>
    <select>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <field>NAME</field>
    </select>
</query>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use GLACCTGRPPURPOSE
select Required sequence One or more field names and an optional aggregate function such as count or sum. Returning all fields is not supported.
filter Optional object Query filter expression. Check the value of a single field using operators such as equalto/like, or multiple fields using and/or. Query fields on related objects using the dot operator (for example, VENDOR.CREDITLIMIT on APBILL).
orderby Optional object Provide an order element with a field name and choose an ascending or descending sort order, for example:
<order>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <descending/>
</order>
options Optional object Set the caseinsensitive element to true for a case-insensitive query:
    <caseinsensitive>true</caseinsensitive>
In a multi-entity company, set the showprivate element to true to query data in private entities:
   <showprivate>true</showprivate>
pagesize Optional integer Custom page size between 1 and 2000 items (Default: 100)
offset Optional integer Point at which to start indexing into records (Default: 0)

List Account Group Purposes (Legacy)

readByQuery

<readByQuery>
    <object>GLACCTGRPPURPOSE</object>
    <fields>*</fields>
    <query></query>
    <pagesize>100</pagesize>
</readByQuery>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use GLACCTGRPPURPOSE
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to list. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
query Required string SQL-like query based on fields on the object. The following operators are supported: <, >, >=, <=, =, like, not like, in, not in, IS NOT NULL, IS NULL, AND, OR. Illegal XML characters must be properly encoded, and single quotes must be escaped with backslashes ('Jane\'s Deli'). Joins are not supported.
pagesize Optional integer Custom page size between 1 and 1000 items (Default: 100)
Name Required Type Description
STATUS Optional string Status. Use T for Active and F for Inactive.

Get Account Group Purpose

read

<read>
    <object>GLACCTGRPPURPOSE</object>
    <keys>11</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</read>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use GLACCTGRPPURPOSE
keys Required string Account group purpose RECORDNO to get
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.

Get Account Group Purpose by Name

readByName

<readByName>
    <object>GLACCTGRPPURPOSE</object>
    <keys>Budgeted Expenses</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</readByName>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use GLACCTGRPPURPOSE
keys Required string Account group purpose name to get
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.

Create Account Group Purpose

create

<create>
    <GLACCTGRPPURPOSE>
        <NAME>Budgeted Expenses</NAME>
    </GLACCTGRPPURPOSE>
</create>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
GLACCTGRPPURPOSE Required object Object to update

GLACCTGRPPURPOSE

Name Required Type Description
NAME Required string Name for the account group purpose
STATUS Optional boolean Status of account group purpose. Use active or inactive. (Default: active)

Update Account Group Purpose

update

<update>
    <GLACCTGRPPURPOSE>
        <RECORDNO>6</RECORDNO>
        <STATUS>inactive</STATUS>
    </GLACCTGRPPURPOSE>
</update>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
GLACCTGRPPURPOSE Required object Object to update

GLACCTGRPPURPOSE

Name Required Type Description
RECORDNO Optional integer Record number of account group purpose to update.
STATUS Optional string Use active for Active, otherwise inactive for Inactive.

Delete Account Group Purpose

delete

<delete>
    <object>GLACCTGRPPURPOSE</object>
    <keys>6</keys>
</delete>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use GLACCTGRPPURPOSE
keys Required string Account group purpose RECORDNO to delete

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