Filing Indicators Proposed

Posted on December 11, 2020 by Editor

The XBRL Standards Board has approved a Proposed Recommendation release of the Filing Indicators specification.  Filing Indicators are a mechanism used by some XBRL filing systems to enable filers to explicitly record which sections (or templates) within a report they have completed. This new XBRL Specification turns Filing Indicators into an open standard that is compatible with the Open Information Model — a strategic initiative that seeks to modernise and simplify XBRL.

By making Filing Indicators compatible with the OIM, it becomes possible to use them in new OIM-based formats such as xBRL-CSV, which enables efficient collection of large amounts of granular data.

The new draft of the Filing Indicators specification can be found on the XBRL Specification site, alongside the xBRL-CSV and xBRL-JSON specifications.


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