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WS: 43: FAQ: Approval Processing (Doc ID 1535323.1)

Last updated on MARCH 20, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Procurement - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To address frequently asked questions in regard to the Approvals Processing functionality available in the World Procurement system.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1:  Will the system notify users at the same approval level that a purchase order requires approval?
 Question 2:  Can you change the body of text for e-mail messages relating to approvals?
 Question 3:  Is there a report that displays an audit trail of the approval process for certain orders?
 Question 4:  Where does the system obtain the information that displays in the Approval Status Summary window (P43208)?
 Question 5:  Can you secure a user’s access to Approval Delegation (P43280)?
 Question 6:  Can you route purchase orders to a group of approvers, any one of whom can approve an order?
 Question 7:  Is there a file in which the system stores approval delegation information?
 Question 8:  Is it possible to approve part of a purchase order or requisition?
 Question 9:  Can you set up the system to automatically approve an order when a designated approver makes changes to the order?
 Question 10:  How do you replace one approver with another, including the budget approver?
 Question 11:  Is there a way to eliminate the E-Mail Waiting message that flashes at the bottom of the menu?
 Question 12:  Is there a batch process to invoke approvals for existing purchase orders?
 Question 13:  Is there a way to approve a purchase order directly from an e-mail generated in Outlook?
 Question 14:  Can you set up two different individuals on an approval route at the same level/amount so that one or the other can approve orders at that level?
 Question 15:  How does the system handle approvals for orders that were created prior to the invocation of approvals processing?
 Question 16:  How is the blinking turned on and off for the Email Waiting Message on the screen? 
 Question 17:  Is there a way to bypass the password pop up (P00CKPWD) Check Password of Current User video when approving purchasing orders/requisitions?
 Question 18:  Why do some orders NOT display in Orders Awaiting Approval (P43080) for an individual (Address Number) assigned to the Approval Route?
 Question 19:  How in the P43081 - Orders Awaiting Approval video can you remove from / filter the list of Purchase Orders so that the user sees only approved PO's?
 Question 20: Can you migrate Approvals Processing set up from World to JD Edwards E1?
 Question 21: Does Approvals Processing have any API's to create a click button on emails  to auto approve or reject an approval?
 Question 22: Can an approval route be updated on a purchase order (PO) if a route has already defaulted?
Does this depend on from where an approval route defaults such as Branch Plant, User Profile, Originator's Address Book Number, Default Locations Route Code?

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