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E1: 53: Commonly Asked Questions on Change Management (FAQ) (Doc ID 631026.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2022

Applies to:

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


This document is part of an Information Center - to see other documents related to Job Cost & Change Mgmt, please use the following links: Information Center: Overview of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Job Cost & Change Mgmt > Information Center: Using JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Job Cost & Change Mgmt > Document 631026.1

This document will address commonly asked questions on the Change Management module.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1:  What is a Notice to Proceed?
 Question 2:  What is the normal sequence of detailed statuses?
 Question 3:  What is the Original amount and does it get populated automatically?
 Question 4:  When and how is the field 'Force Best to Zero'  used? Is it automatically updated by some process?
 Question 5:  What is the purpose of tracking the Best amount?
 Question 6:  How do you tell the system which status is the one at which the approved change can be updated to Job Cost /Subcontract/Contract Billing?
 Question 7:   How is 'Terms Only' used?
 Question 8:  What is meant by 'Revenue Cost Account' on the grid of Change Request Entry?
 Question 9:  Using the Change Request Entry Program P5310 to make Change Management entries to alter job budget amounts.  How does the system handle posting to a closed period?
 Question 10:  How can subcontract information be corrected in the Change Request Entry Program (P5310) which has updated a ledger type but hasn't been committed yet? 
 Question 11:  A number of Change Order (CO) details are being resubmitted by the contractors, but the COs cannot be revised because they are committed.
 Question 12:  Can Change Requests (P5310) have more than 999 lines?
 Question 13:  When trying to make changes to an existing Change Request, an error is generated: "Change Request Entry - Warning - Row Locked for Editing". 
 Question 14:  Does interoperability functionality exist in the Change Management module, specifically for Change Request Entry (P5310)?
 Question 15:  Can a Change Request be imported using the standard Import Functionality that is displayed on the Change Request Entry (P5310)?
 Question 16:   Why are the Nested Visual Assists not closing properly in application P5310?
 Question 17:  Why is error 101U - "CO Cannot Approve - No Final Amount" generated when changing the "CO Status Code" on the header of a Change Order in the Change Order Entry program (P5315)?
 Question 19:  Is there a way to have the Change Order Entry (P5310) default in anything besides the Change Order Number as the Sub ledger Number and Sub ledger Type J?
 Question 20:  What determines the G/L Date that defaults in when using the Change Order Entry (P5310)?
 Question 21:  Why does the P5310 not use the P53101 - Change Request Status to move the  amounts from one ledger to another (based on the F53101 file)  when the change request is committed?
 Question 23:  Why are we getting the Invalid Currency Mode Error when trying to enter a Change Request in E1 in a Non-Currency Environment?  When an asterisk is entered in the UDC table H00/CY the error goes away.
 Question 24:  How is the “Best” Amount Determined?
 Question 25: Why is the system displaying the error "Invalid Account" when trying to commit a change request to the Contract Billing system?
 Question 26: Is there a way to cancel the subcontract line from the Change Request?
 Question 27: In document 1597826.1 on page 8 it shows going to the Subcontract PO and viewing change orders/View All change order.   How does the system need to be changed to display all the lines?  The Subcontract updates the line but the Change order field doesn't show a line for change 001.  Is there a processing option on the P4310 that needs to be set??
 Question 28: Can a Subcontract line that was entered with P4310 later be cancelled using a Change Request entered into P5310?
 Question 29: Why are the headings on the R534011 report only displaying on page one of the report when in past releases they display on every page of the report?
 Question 30: Does Change Management have foreign currency functionality?

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