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Attempt to Create a Chargeback and Receive Error - APP-FND-00676: The Flexfield Routine FDFGDC Cannot Read the Default Reference Field Specified for This Descriptive Flexfield (Doc ID 1901049.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2019

Applies to:

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


Attempting to create a chargeback and receive the following error:

APP-FND-00676: The flexfield routine FDFGDC cannot read the default reference field specified for this descriptive flexfield.
The developer specified a context field (via the Register Descriptive Flexfields form) that does not exist in this block of this form.

Steps to Reproduce:
Responsibility:  Receivables
Navigation:  Setup > Financials > Flexfields > Descriptive
Query Transaction Information
Add a new Context Field Value called "Workshop" under the Descriptive Flexfield (DFF)

For this example, you used "CTT_TYPE_NAME_MIR" as Reference type and Location as Segment associated to a Value Set AR_COUNTRY.
Navigation:  Transactions > Transactions
Create a Transaction with Type as Workshop.
Worked as expected.
Attempt to create a Chargeback and it errored with APP-FND-00676


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