Reporting periods are used when creating reports and budgets, and when opening and closing books.

They limit the information on the report to specific time ranges.


Get Reporting Period Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the budgetable period object:

<lookup>
    <object>REPORTINGPERIOD</object>
</lookup>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use REPORTINGPERIOD

List Reporting Periods

query

List the record number and name for each budgetable period:

<query>
    <object>REPORTINGPERIOD</object>
    <select>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <field>NAME</field>
        <field>BUDGETING</field>
    </select>
    <filter>
        <equalto>
            <field>BUDGETING</field>
            <value>true</value>
        </equalto>
    </filter>
</query>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use REPORTINGPERIOD
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 Reporting Periods (Legacy)

readByQuery

<readByQuery>
    <object>REPORTINGPERIOD</object>
    <fields>*</fields>
    <query>budgeting = 'T'</query>
    <pagesize>100</pagesize>
</readByQuery>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use REPORTINGPERIOD
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)

query Fields

Name Required Type Description
budgeting Optional boolean Period is budgetable. Use T for true or F for false.

Get Reporting Period

read

<read>
    <object>REPORTINGPERIOD</object>
    <keys>1</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</read>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use REPORTINGPERIOD
keys Required string Reporting period 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 Reporting Period by Name

readByName

<readByName>
    <object>REPORTINGPERIOD</object>
    <keys>TEST</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</readByName>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use REPORTINGPERIOD
keys Required string Reporting period 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 Reporting Period

create

<create>
    <REPORTINGPERIOD>
        <NAME>Month Ended January 2017</NAME>
        <HEADER1>Month Ended</HEADER1>
        <HEADER2>January 2017</HEADER2>
        <START_DATE>01/01/2017</START_DATE>
        <END_DATE>01/31/2017</END_DATE>
        <BUDGETING>true</BUDGETING>
        <STATUS>active</STATUS>
    </REPORTINGPERIOD>
</create>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
REPORTINGPERIOD Required object Object to create

REPORTINGPERIOD

Name Required Type Description
NAME Required string Reporting Period Name
HEADER1 Required string Header 1
HEADER2 Optional string Header 2
START_DATE Required string Start date in format mm/dd/yyyy.
END_DATE Required string End date in format mm/dd/yyyy.
BUDGETING Optional boolean Use true to make this period budgetable, otherwise use false. Budgeting periods cannot overlap. (Default: false)
STATUS Optional string Use active for Active, otherwise inactive for Inactive. (Default: active)

Update Reporting Period

update

<update>
    <REPORTINGPERIOD>
        <RECORDNO>124</RECORDNO>
        <HEADER1>Month Ended</HEADER1>
        <HEADER2>January 2017</HEADER2>
        <START_DATE>01/01/2017</START_DATE>
        <END_DATE>01/31/2017</END_DATE>
        <BUDGETING>true</BUDGETING>
        <STATUS>active</STATUS>
    </REPORTINGPERIOD>
</update>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
REPORTINGPERIOD Required object Object to update

REPORTINGPERIOD

Name Required Type Description
RECORDNO Optional integer Record number of the reporting period to update. Required if not using NAME.
NAME Optional string Name of the reporting period. Required if not using RECORDNO.
HEADER1 Required string Header 1
HEADER2 Optional string Header 2
START_DATE Required string Start date in format mm/dd/yyyy.
END_DATE Required string End date in format mm/dd/yyyy.
BUDGETING Optional boolean Use true to make this period budgetable, otherwise use false. Budgeting periods cannot overlap.
STATUS Optional string Use active for Active, otherwise inactive for Inactive.

Delete Reporting Period

delete

<delete>
    <object>REPORTINGPERIOD</object>
    <keys>12</keys>
</delete>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use REPORTINGPERIOD
keys Required string Reporting period RECORDNO to delete

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