Price List Maintenance With “Retain Start Date” Unchecked Error: Within a price list, two price list lines with matching product, UOM, and pricing attributes cannot have overlapping effective dates. (Doc ID 1525893.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Advanced Pricing - Version 12.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 13-JUL-2015

Symptoms


On : 12.0.4 version, Price List Mass Maintenance

When attempting to use price list maintenance for a specific price list and item number
(price list = Massco Inc./Affex-522 price list, item number = MR3483MC), and NOT checking
retain existing date, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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The effective dates for a price list line overlap with another line having effective start date = 03/25/2010 and end date = 05/31/2010.
Within a price list, two price list lines with matching product, UOM, and pricing attributes cannot have overlapping effective dates.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Responsibility: Oracle Pricing Administrator
2. Navigate to: Price List Maintenance
3. Query by:price list and item number
4. Attempt to make a change and or create a new price list line -  without selecting retain existing date.
       Action: End Date and Create New
       Start date is null
       --Retain existing start date is not checked
       End date is null
       --Retain existing end date is not checked.
       New Line Start Date: 02/01/2013
       Type of Value Change: Amount 1515
       The error above is shown.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot make the needed change to this price list/item number.

Cause

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