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R12 - Item Description Field Not Getting Updated Using Standard Purchase Order Import (Doc ID 2019739.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2021

Applies to:

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


Item Description Field is not getting updated in Standard Purchase Order (PO) - Using PO Open Interface (PDOI) Import Program

Steps To Reproduce:
1. Create a Blanket PO
2. Enter the From_header_id as the po_header_id of above PO and from_line_id as po_line_id of Blanket PO Line, in the PO Interface tables.
3. Enter the item description as ' Legacy Item Number or LPN number' (Basically, any value coming from legacy system or third party system)
4. Execute the Program 'Import Standard Purchase Order'
5. Get the following error and PO is not getting created.
  'Error: Item does not match the item on the referenced source document line.'

Still are able to update the item description in the Standard PO which is generated against the BPA from the front-end

Purchasing Setup: Allow Update Item Description flag set to Yes
At Item Master level under purchasing tab, the Allow Update Item Description flag is set to Yes


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