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Allow Auto-Approval Tolerances To Be Set To Negative Value So That Reduced PO Requires Full Reapproval (Doc ID 2003736.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To set approval tolerances value, the navigation is to in  Setup > Tolerances and Routings > Change Order Auto-Approval Tolerances can be defined. In some cases these tolerances need to be set to a negative value. But when attempting to do so, the following error is raised: Enter a value greater than or equal to 0.

This is illustrated in the following screenshot:


Can the tolerances be set to a negative value? 

This is needed so that when a Standard Purchase Order is reduced in value the PO is not automatically approved and flows through approval flow. 



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