AP: Unable To Query The Invoice Which Is Having Illegal Character, such as # (Doc ID 1935143.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 11.5.10.0 to 12.2.4 [Release 11.5 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

On : 12.2.3 version,

System is allowing create an invoice with illegal character (#) Invoice Number (#1001). But you are unable to query the same invoice from Invoice-> Inquiry-> Invoices -> Enter invoice number and click on find button. And it is giving an error message “An illegal character (#) was encountered”. Why?

Solution

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