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Topic Properties
You can use the Description field to specify a description of the topic that you can optionally print on structured reports. The Description field and Print Description field are only enabled if the Use as Report field is selected on the General tab of Budget Create.
Hide on Reporting
Select the field to hide topics on the Balance Sheet and Income Statement reports. This field relates to report structures only.
Note: This field is only enabled for topics if Use as Report is selected in the budget header.
Invert Base Sign
Select the field to invert the operator (+ or –) that identifies positive or negative values. This field relates to report structures only.
Roll Up Amount
Select this field to indicate whether the current topic level can be rolled up to a higher level. This field relates to report structures only.
Print Sum Line
Select the field to print a header or a footer line for the linked accounts. This field relates to report structures only.
Print Description
Select this field if you want to print the topic description on reports based on this structure. You specify a topic description using the Description field in the Topic Properties header.
The Description field and Print Description field are only enabled if the Use as Report field is selected on the General tab of Budget Create.
Category
Specify the GL category of the accounts linked to the current level in the report structure. This field relates to report structures only.
Note: If you create a budget for use in Financial Report Writer, you can only link a COA component to a budget topic by using an analysis code. The General tab is not displayed and the only editable field in the Topic Properties window is the Link by Level field on the COA Link tab.
 
Linking Topics
After you define the budget structure, specify the COA components that are the source of the actuals data.
You can link a COA component to a budget topic in a number of ways:
Budget group. All COA components that belong to this group are linked to the topic.
Link by level. Specify a single item, a comma-separated list, or a range.
SAF level, where applicable. For topics at SAF level, specify the SAF structure.
Budget Versions
You can create several versions of the same budget using the Budget Modify All Versions (25.5.1.6) activity. Only one budget version is active at any time, and only this budget version is used for the Online Budget Check when this option is enabled in the General tab.
To create a new budget version, insert a row in the Versions grid.