It's not possible to change the System Currency from the Financial Management Defaults page, even though the following requirements are met:
Under the circumstances just described, it should be possible to change the System Currency.
Please note that, after these steps have been taken, it will not be possible to change the System Currency any more. This is the expected behavior, because this field is marked as "Enter Once" (as highlighted by the green arrow to the left of the System Currency label), so please be absolutely sure that you pick the correct currency at step 4 above.
This issue has been documented as CLRT-18863 and is assigned to development for review. If you are experiencing this problem and the workaround above does not significantly help, please contact CA Clarity Technical Support.
Keywords: CLARITYKB, CLRT-18863, clarity8open, clarity12open, configuration, set-up.