This article is for those who file with Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) in South Africa.

Using the Wdesk XBRL Viewer

After generating XBRL, you can use the the Wdesk XBRL Viewer to open the filing document in an HTML layout for an in-depth review. You can easily navigate through the document sections in the HTML layout or export it for review. This option simplifies the tick-and-tie process and serves as basis for the Wdesk XBRL blackline feature.

Opening the XBRL Viewer Report

To open the Wdesk XBRL Viewer:

  1. From the Projects panel on the right, select the XBRL tab.

  2. Click Wdesk XBRL Viewer for the revision you want to review or open an XBRL Blackline.

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Reviewing Facts

  1. The Wdesk XBRL Viewer highlights your XBRL facts within the regular structure of your document. Refer to the Legend in the upper left for the following color coding:

    • Good: The XBRL is accurate.

    • Warning: Potential issues that might impact your document and filing. Warnings commonly occur for inconsistencies that are allowed, such as negative numbers.

    • Error: Any XBRL that is not technically accurate.

    • Potentially Untagged: Review these potentially untagged facts to determine if you need to tag them.

    • Unselected or No Outline Section: No XBRL.

  2. Use the View Options panel on the left to control which details to see for each fact. For example, if you select Balance Type, the viewer displays credit or debit for values.

  3. The Document Outline panel on the left shows the full outline of the document with the following color coding:

    • Black: No facts tagged

    • Blue: Tagged facts without errors or warnings

    • Yellow: Tagged facts with warnings

    • Red: Tagged facts with errors

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Viewing Additional Fact Details

To see additional fact details, click a concept to locate it in the bottom panel.

Additional details include:

  • Facts: Review all fact details for the section.

  • Concepts: Review the concepts, how many times they used in the section, their meanings, and more.

  • Contexts: Review the time periods used, dimensions, and more details for facts in the section.

  • Units: Review which units are used in the section.

  • Validation: Review a Validation summary for the section.

  • Download Section XLSX: Download a spreadsheet file of all the fact details for the section.

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Viewing Additional Reports

The Reports options in the left panel allow you to download different versions of the facts report.

You can also use the Validation Summary to see a list of all the errors and warnings in your document. Click a validation message in the list to see additional details.

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