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Error Is Returned When Going to Commerce from Config [Formula Error: Please adjust _price_subtotal on formula for attribute 'commerce_attribute_name'] (Doc ID 2194172.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle BigMachines CPQ Cloud Service - Version 2014 R2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


An error is returned when coming from Config to Commerce either via "Create Quote" or "Add from Catalog". The problem happens when parts/products are added to a quote where this triggers the Formula as a default function for a commerce attribute.

Formula Error: Please adjust _price_subtotal on formula for attribute [commerce attribute name]

The error can vary depending on the Formula used where it has other commerce attribute inputs such as the one below:

Formula Error: Please adjust _price_unit_price_each [other commerce attribute], _price_subtotal on formula for attribute [commerce attribute name].


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