FRM-40202 Field Must Be Entered - Item Description - When Trying To Update Purchase Order Lines (Doc ID 1406753.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to update a purchase order - lines or shipments section - an error is encountered.

Error:
FRM-40202: Field must be entered.

The cursor remains on the Item Description field.

Replication Steps:
1. Login to the E-Business Suite and choose the Purchasing Module.
2. Purchase Orders/Purchase Orders - query a purchase order
3. Attempt various purchasing activities in the form - experience the errors.

Other
The items on the purchase order line are one time items - meaning they are not entered in the item master.
There is no actual item number on the purchase order lines - just category/description/etc.. One Time Expense Items.

Changes

The following patches were applied which are believed to have potentially caused this:
<Patch:9491762>
<Patch:9338767>

Also, Purchasing Rollup 11 was applied - as outlined in <Document 222339.1>.

Cause

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