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R12: Buyer Work Center - Entering a Purchase Order Line - Error Category is Invalid (Doc ID 1997945.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

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


In the Buyer Work Center, Orders page, when the line category is entered and tabbed out, the following error message is thrown:

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.

Replication Steps:
1. Navigate to Buyer Work Center --> orders
2. Enter the Header details
3. Navigate to Lines
4. Enter the category field and tab out


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