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E1: 44H: HomeBuilder Purchasing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 1663279.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2022

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Homebuilder
Information in this document applies to any platform.


At the forefront of the HomeBuilder Management System is the procurement of labor and material whether subcontracted or builder driven.  Introduced below are various frequently asked questions that have been noted by Oracle EnterpriseOne Global Support Services that may be useful to others utilizing the procurement opportunities built-in to the E1 system.

By reviewing the compilation of HomeBuilder Purchasing FAQ below, the reader may recognize a common thread of a concern they too have encountered, and leading to a self directed resolution.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: How are change orders for bids handled?
 Question 2: Why do expired Supplier To Be Determined (TBD) bids cause the non-TBD/non preferred supplier bids to be selected automatically during the Lot Start process?
 Question 3: How to correct a scenario when at Enter Bid (P44H601) the user cannot advance through the field Cost Code, noting the system provided error: "Invalid Cost Type, Cost Code combination"?
 Question 4: What setup is missing when attempting to pull in more than one bid per cost code in the Workfile Generation process?
 Question 5: Why when entering a Bid Detail line, does the Bid Total Unit price field allow visibility of only two decimal places?
 Question 6: We have a bid contract with 416 lines. There are, however, many missing line numbers and the highest line number is 999.999. When adding new lines we get duplicate key errors so we assume it ist increnting 999.999 to line 1 which already exists. Can we simply renumber the lines or do we need to create a new contract?
 Lot Start
 Question 1: With Supplier TBD results, why is there no supplier available to choose from in the Lot Start Workfile Review row exit to assign the supplier?
 Question 2: How can a specific cancellation date be entered when cancelling an open commitment transaction on the P44H711 - Lot Start Workfile Review?
 Question 3: What is the difference between cancelling a purchase order using the P4310 - Purchase Order Entry vs. the P44H711 - Lot Start Workfile Review?
 Question 1: Why does the price status code not seem to change as expected in Material Item Pricing - Work with Item Pricing (P44H603), when a price status is assigned?
 Question 2: Why are there are no records in homebuilder item master maintenance screen, after migrating from World to EnterpriseOne?
 Question 3: It is only possible to import items from an Excel sheet into the Material Item Maintenance (P44H600) at the W44H600A, Item Master Maintenance - Item Maintenance form video.
 Question 1: Why am I receiving an "invalid value" error on the Item UM column in the Takeoff Master Maintenance screen?
 Question 1: What is the process for reversing a paid option?
 Question1: When attempting R44H7113 Create Commitments, Commitments are not being generated and the R44H7113 pdf indicates the error, "Commitment G/L Account Invalid."   What is the correction?

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