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When Using the Cancel Option on The PO Entry form (POXPOEPO) When is The Approval Workflow Invoked ? (Doc ID 1321413.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Form:POXPOEPO.FMB - Enter Purchase Orders GUI


To explain when the PO Approval Workflow is Invoked when using the 'Cancel' option from the Tool-Bar of the PO Entry form (POXPOEPO).

A Purchase Order is constructed of elements.
These elements include:

1. Header
2. Lines
3. Shipments
4. Distributions

Selecting 'Cancel' from the Tool-Bar will have a different effect on the status of the approved document depending on the element currently in focus:

Element in focusPO Entry Form: Tool-Bar -> Tools -> CancelDocument Status After Cancel
Header Cancel PO Approved & Cancelled
Lines Cancel PO Line Requires Re-approval
Shipments Cancel PO Shipment Requires Re-approval
Distributions Cancel PO Distribution Requires Re-approval


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