Category Field Error On Purchase Order Line Using BUYER WORK CENTER

(Doc ID 1918484.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1.3 to 12.2 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, HTML Orders

When attempting to create PO in Buyer Work Center (BWC), the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Category is invalid, or category is invalid for the item
Cause: You entered an invalid category.
Action: Enter a valid category.
Cause: You entered a category that is invalid for the item that you entered.
Action: Enter a valid category for the item"

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1.Login to purchasing responsibility
2.Go in Buyer Work Center
3.Create a purchase order
4.Enter category on po line
5.Error is received.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot create Po in BWC.

Cause

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