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R12:AP:Special Characters In Invoice Number Field (Doc ID 2065686.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Special characters in Invoice number field.

Payables Invoice number (3869482) contains special characters in validated status. Due to the special characters eTax report(eTax CSV extract for Group Tax) is failing. The invoice needs to fixed so that reports can be used with any issues.

select invoice_num from apps.ap_invoices_all
where invoice_num like '%3869482';

Or run the following query:

Select invoice_id, invoice_num from ap_invoices_all
where invoice_num <> translate(invoice_num, translate(invoice_num,',''ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789@#$%^&*()_+-=,!\'~{}./?:";''[ ]',' '), ' ');



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