Message "Attribute TargetPartyId in OpportunityEO is required" When Saving Opportunity Without Account (Doc ID 2047391.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Sales Cloud Service - Version 11.1.10.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.1.10.0.0 version, Opportunities

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When attempting to Save an Opportunity without specifying an Account (after the Account is made a required field by marking the TargetPartyId field as a required) the following message is displayed "Attribute TargetPartyId in OpportunityEO is required".

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The message "Attribute TargetPartyId in OpportunityEO is required" is confusing to the end-user and a clear message such as "Attribute Account in OpportunityEO is required" should be displayed

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Make the Account field required by marking the TargetPartyId attribute required for Opportunity
2. Create a new Opportunity and hit save and close without specifying an Account

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, the message displayed when an Opportunity is saved without an Account is misleading to end users.

Cause

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