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E1: 44H: HomeBuilder Lot Start, Commitments, and Voucher FAQ (Doc ID 1669521.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Homebuilder - Version XE and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Processing and Accounting for the procurement of HomeBuilder Management System labor and material whether subcontracted or builder driven involves multiple processes with setup.  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 application procurement driven processing 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
 Generate Lot Start Workfile (R44H700)
 Question 1: Is there a setup that limits Lot Start Workfile Generation (R44H700) from creating accounts for everything in the Cost Code Template?
 Question 2: What is the best way to "undo" the pre-started budget items, as no contracts are associated in the Lot Start workfile that can be selected and deleted?
 Question 3: Why are budgets not created when the Lot Start Workfile Generation is processed and the prestart processing option is selected for all accounts?
 Question 4: Why aren't Bids appearing in our Lot Start process?
 Question 5: Is there a process or any type of suggestion for creation of a template configuration for a base house?
Generate HomeBuilder Commitments (R44H7113)
 Question 1) Can a potential R44H7113 poor processing performance issue be controlled by the processing option for "Retaining temporary workfiles"?
 Question 2) Can this job be run on multiple queues or should the R44H7113 be run single threaded?
 Question 3) Why when generating a homebuilder commitment does the user receive the work center error "blanks invalid."
 Question 4) "Commitment G/L Account Invalid" error is indicated on the resulting R44H7113 pdf report; what could be causing this error?
 Question 5) After running the General Accounting Annual Close (R98201) for the year end, subsequent processing of the Generate Homebuilder Commitments (R44H7113) generates  "Commitment G/L Account Invalid" error on the R44H7113 pdf report.
 Autovoucher (R44H702)
 Question 1) Why does Processing the R44H702 Autovoucher program result in multiple vouchers per suppliers, when one voucher is desired?
 Question 2) In a Currency environment, even though we have the exchange rates set up for all other applications, we get an error when creating autovouchers when using both the R44H702 and the P44H702; what is the correction?
 Question 3)   The Remark field (alias RMK) in the F0411 Accounts Payable Ledger is populated on transactions generated by the R44H702. Where is this information pulled from?
 Question 4)   Is there a way to have AAIs write journal entries to the Lot Job Business Unit rather than the Community BU?
 Voucher Workbench (P44H702)
 Question 1) Why are we receiving an "account not setup" error when attempting a 2-way voucher match on some contracts?
 Question 2) In a non-currency environment, processing the P44H702 ends with a payable account error and an InterCo Settlement AAI error; what setup needs to occur?
Lot Start Workfile Review (P44H711)
 Question 1) Why is the "Area" field required at inquiry?
 Question 2) Why does deleting a record create multiple errors?
 Question 3) Why is a Red X appearing in the attachment column of the Lot Start Workfile Review form?
Accounts Payable & Miscellaneous
 Question 1) When a subcontractor is no longer in business and there is retention payable sitting on the books, how is it written off?  Is there a recommended process to clear the procurement tables and adjust the retainage payable amount?
 Question 2) Can vouchers for Homebuilder commitments be created using EDI Inbound Invoice/Match to P.O. Edit/Create (R470412)?

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