Error When Unchecking the 'Capitalized' Checkbox in the Asset Categories Screen (Doc ID 1678326.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Assets - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, SETUP

For a newly added category with 'Capitalized' checkbox is checked and before adding assets to it, when attempting to uncheck the 'Capitalized' checkbox and save, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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 APP-OFA-48262: You cannot change this flag either because this category is already in use, or because it already has default values set up.
 Note that you cannot depreciate assets in non-capitalized category.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1- Open the Asset Categories screen (N)> Setup> Asset System> Asset Categories
2- Create a new category with 'Capitalized' checkbox is checked.
3- Enter the asset book and default rules information and save.
4- Query the category again (before adding any assets to this category) and uncheck the 'Capitalized' checkbox.
5- When saving, the below error message occurs

 APP-OFA-48262: You cannot change this flag either because this category is already in use,
 or because it already has default values set up.
 Note that you cannot depreciate assets in non-capitalized category.


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot update the 'Capitalized' checkbox of the asset category before assigning assets.

Cause

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