LEDES Format Validator Tool
In Collaborati, the LEDES Format Validator tool assists with format errors for LEDES XML 2.0 or LEDES XML 2.1.
To view the errors for a received file for one of these files types, the LEDES Format Validator tool is used to view the list of errors in the below preview panel that are in-line with the file.
Validating the issues
To validate the formatting issues, the user is provided to access the LEDES Format Validator tool from the INVOICES menu in Collaborati.
- Go to Menu >> Invoices >> LEDES Format Validator.
- LEDES Format Validator page opens.
- Select the xml file from the source folder.
Select the file type: LEDES XML v2 or LEDES XML v2.1.
Click "Upload file".
The File Preview, displays which part of the file has errors.
The following lines have errors: Displays the line numbers having errors.
Review below for more details.
Note: Errors are marked in Red color.
Warning is marked in Yellow color.
Ensure the file has no errors, upload the file Invoices > Upload Invoices page to upload your file.
What are the benefits of this new tool?
When you use this feature, you can see more than one format error at a time.
When to use this feature?
This feature works with files formatted in LEDES XML 2.1 or LEDES XML 2.0 .
Use this tool if you receive a format error when uploading your file on the Upload Invoices page.
It cannot be used with LEDES2000.