Change Order Workflow: How To Map Auto-Approval Tolerance Attributes To Workflow Item Attributes?
Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Whenever you make a change to a purchase order or release, that causes its status to change to Requires Reapproval, that document is routed through the change order workflow. With the change order workflow, Purchasing lets you define what changes to purchase orders or releases-for example, to amounts, suppliers, or dates-require manual reapproval and which are automatically reapproved. In order to do so, the Auto-Approval Tolerances can be defined under Setup > Tolerances and Routings > Change Order as can be observed in the following screenshot:
In this screen you can define the approval tolerances for Agreements (Blanket Purchase Agreements and Contract Purchase Agreements), Orders (Standard Purchase Orders and Planned Purchase Orders) and Releases.
How these tolerances were set at the moment a purchasing document was submitted for approval, is also shown in the workflow runtime data for that document. Only this only displays the internal Workflow Item Attributes names as can be seen in the following screenshot:
How to relate the Auto-Approval Tolerance Attributes to the Workflow Item Attributes?
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