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BWC FAQ - Buyer Work Center (Doc ID 1301969.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document lists some of the frequently asked questions and answers related to the  BWC (Buyer Work Center).

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 What is Professional Buyers Work Center (BWC)?
 What is the recommend patching for the BWC?
 What Features are available in the BWC but not in the core forms?
 Create and Manage AME Purchase Orders and Agreements
 PO Lines Quick Entry
 Add Additional Search Fields
 Add Navigation Paths
 Update Item Category
 Modify Reserved PO Without Unreserving Fund
 What is Not Supported in the BWC?
 Since Local Blanket Agreements are not Supported in the BWC is there a Workaround?
 What are some of the known issues with the Cancel Action in the BWC? 
 Is there a way to setup the BWC so users have a 'Read Only' view?
 What is the method to stop Supplier Attachments in the Purchase Order to be visible in the BWC?
 We want to use the Buyer Work Center but outside processing uses local BPAs which are not supported in the BWC.  Is there a workaround for this?
 I need more information on the Bulkload / Upload process in the Buyer Work Center
 How to find PO line information in the BWC (Buyer Work Center) that was entered in the "Purchase Entry" form, but is missing in the HTML "Purchase Orders" screen?
 How to enable Descriptive Flexfields (DFF) in the BWC?
 How to create a Global View (personalized views for all users) in the Buyers Work Center?
 How can the seeded views in the BWC be hidden or changed?
 Why does the % Wildcard work in some fields when searching but not others? 
 What are the important Profile Options affecting the BWC?
 BWC Enhancement Requests (ERs)
 How can the Add Export Button be Added in the Buyer Work Center For Requisitions?  
 What Are The Guidelines For Loading Agreement Lines - Spreadsheet Data - In The Buyer Work Center? 
 Can Notifications be sent to multiple email addresses from the BWC?
 How can the 'View Approval through Workflow' page be added to the Buyer Work Center?
 Further Troubleshooting
 Still Have Questions?

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