Generate Inter-Org Shipment Number? No, Must Enter Shipment Number Manually for Inter Org Transfer (Doc ID 144171.1)

Last updated on MAY 28, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Inventory Management - Version 11.5.9 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
FORM:INVTTMTX.FMB - Inventory Transactions

Symptoms

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Must manually enter shipment number on Inter Org transfer transaction.
How does one generate / auto-create shipment numbers on the inter-org transfer form?

Steps
See the issue in the inter-org transfer form:
Inventory > Transactions > Inter-Organization Transfer
The screen opens.
If the user enters a type like 'Intransit Shipment', the (Shipment) Number field becomes mandatory.
The field is validated for duplicates, but DOES NOT generate automatically.

Screen shot
The following shows the field.

Cause

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