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WS: 43: FAQ: Purchase Order Creation (Doc ID 1546571.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 09, 2023

Applies to:

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


To document frequently asked questions about Purchase Order Creation.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1:  How to get Purchase Order Entry to automatically apply the supplier/item prices for an item with purchase price level (pplv) = 1 or 2.
 Question 2:  When creating a purchase order with fixed asset items, is there a way to link the purchase order and the fixed asset system?
 Question 3:  How to mirror the sequence of the requisition order line numbers on the purchase order?
 Question 4:  Is there a way for the Promised Date to be automatically calculated when the purchase order is entered?
 Question 5:  Can you reopen a closed purchase order (PO) detail line by changing the next status from 999?
 Question 6:  Is there a way to set up security by document type (UDC 00/DT) for purchase order entry?
 Question 7:  Can you create purchase orders (POs) with both stock and non-stock lines?
 Question 8:  Is it possible to set up Company Specific Header File Defaults?
 Question 9:  How can the FRTH - F.O.B. Freight Handling Code be populated for all non-stock lines?
 Question 10:  Do Changes to Vendor Payment Terms Affect Existing Purchase Orders?
 Question 11:  Creating different tax explanation and rate codes on purchase order detail lines. 
 Question 12:  Is it possible to set up purchasing prices to include taxes?
 Question 13:  Why does the primary location default into purchase order when you have a default receiving location set up in the branch/plant constants?
 Question 14:  Is there a way to always have a certain address book number default into the ship-to field on a PO (purchase order) header based on the supplier, because you have two different physical receiving warehouses in the same branch plant?
 Question 15:  How to populate Agreement Number field in PO Entry
 Question 16:  How can you view item notes from purchase order entry detail P43112?
 Question 17:  Can you put a dollar limit on the amount by user for which a purchase order can be created? 
 Question 18:  Is there a way to change the default Branch Plant when creating purchase orders from Quotes?
 Question 19:  Can you prevent new detail lines from being added to a closed Purchase Order?
 Question 20:  Is there a way to assign a Minimum Order Quantity to an item and prevent users from entering orders for quantities smaller than this Minimum Order Quantity? What about Maximum Quantity and Values?
 Question 21:  How can the exchange rate be updated on a purchase order? 
 Question 22:  Can an item description and unit price/cost default in for an item in the item master which has an line type with an inventory interface = N and stocking type = N?
 Question 23:  The MOT field is in the F4301 Purchase order header but how can it be maintained on the video V4310? 
 Question 24:  Is it okay to change the supplier on an existing order using Purchase Order Entry (P4311)? If this happens, how do you fix this?
 Question 25:  Why are costs protected in purchase order entry?
 Question 26:  Where does the system find the transaction and purchasing unit of measures (UOM) for a purchase order detail line when there is no inventory item such as with a J line type and the account number is used instead of item number?
 Question 27:  Can you set up Purchase Order Entry (P4311) to generate a hard error if a user assigns a Fixed Asset number to an order line for which the account number on the order line is not in the Fixed Asset Range of AAIs?
 Question 28: How can you insure that the quantity on a PO (purchase order) is always in multiples of a specific quantity?
 Question 29: How to retrieve an original price/cost on a PO for a Return to Vendor for a negative line.
 Question 30: How to relate a new purchase order to an original PO.
 Question 31: How to prohibit entry of sales orders and purchase orders for customer/supplier but still maintain the number for historical purposes.
 Question 32: You are creating purchase order via the P4311 or in batch P471411 and you need an additional field to add a second supplier (AN8) name on the PO.
 Question 33: When copying a PO (purchase order) using F21 from the order detail screen, if the payment terms in the supplier master for the supplier on the PO have changed after the original PO was created, is there a way to have the new payment terms default into the new PO that was created with F21?
 Question 34: In the order header screen for both purchase orders (P4310) and sales orders (P4210), the address number fields have 21 characters, but in the address book revisions screen (P01051) the address number field has only 8 characters. Why are the address number fields in the order header screens so long?
 Question 35: Is Carrier Number field (ANCR) informational only?
 Question 36: Can you protect the Order Number field in P4310/P4311?
 Question 37: Can you protect the Order Date field (TRDJ) in P4310/P4311?
 Question 38: Can you prevent a user from adding lines to an order for which the header and detail business unit companies are different?
 Question 39: Why does the item number display in reverse image in purchase order entry (P4311)?
 Question 40: In the Sales system, the P40211Z Batch & Recurring Order Entry program can be used to create sales orders using a batch process other than the available EDI processes.  Are there similar programs for creation of purchase orders other than the available P471411 - Batch PO Entry which is an EDI process?

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