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Receive Message 'You Cannot Update This Field When...' Or 'This Field Can not Be Updated...' In The Item Form INVIDITM.fmb (Doc ID 1932995.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Product Hub - Version 12.2.7 to 12.2.7 [Release 12.2]
Oracle Item Master - Version and later
Oracle Order Management - Version 12.1.3 and later
Oracle Inventory Management - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document provides solutions to resolve the below messages received when attempting to make an update or change to an Inventory Item in the Master Items or Organization Items form INVIDITM.fmb. A User could potentially receive one of the the following messages when trying to save the Item changes, depending on the change they are trying to make.

Note: These messages are typically not related to data corruption, they are related to the Item being active with outstanding onhand quantity, transactions, or active lots.


Please use this document in the following order:
A. Identification Scripts: This will confirm if you are having this data corrution.
B. Verifying your file versions: This will allow you and Support to confirm if you are already using a known fixed version.
C. Root Cause Analysis. It shows all the relevant information about this issue Root Cause.
D. Datafix Instructions. It will provide steps for fixing the data corruption.


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In this Document
 A - Identification Scripts.
 1. Determine the control level of the attributes that you are trying to change
 2. Determine the ORGANIZATION_ID and INVENTORY_ITEM_ID associated with the item with the issue
 3. Check files for pending inventory transactions
 4. Check for on-hand quantities
 5. Check for pending supply or demand
 6. Check for unprocessed sales orders
 7. Check for outstanding shipping transactions
 8. Check for open physical inventory entries
 9. Check for open cycle count entries
 10. If changing lot controlled item, check for enabled lot numbers for the Item / Organization combination
 11. Check for MRP scheduled items
 12. Check for WIP repetitive items
 13. Check for open move orders
 14. If the Install Base Product is installed, check the CST_TXN_ERRORS table
 15. Check for existing OPM batches related to WIP transactions
 B - Verifying your File Versions.
 C - Root Cause Analysis.
 1. The given error messages can happen in the INVIDITM.fmb form if one of the following is true for the Inventory Item being updated
 2. Check the data

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