R11i: R12: OIE: Per Diem Allowance Refreshes the Number Of Days value and Reverts Back To 1 (Doc ID 2123162.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Expenses - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Cash and Other Expenses Details page
Cash and Other Expenses Multi-line page
Per Diem
Number Of Days
Start Date
End Date
Time Period
By Day
By daily start and end time
By daily time threshold

Symptoms


ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When entering a Per Diem allowance for more than one number of days, for example 2, the value reverts back to 1 for meal allowances upon existing the Details form.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The number of days should remain at the entered value.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:


1. Create an expense report. Enter expenses with the following details on the Cash and Other Expenses multi-line page.

# Start Date Expense Type Number of Days Reimbr.Amt. CAD
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
1 01-Mar-2016 Meals Per Diem Section 1 15.00
2 01-Mar-2016 Incidentals Allowance.... 2 10.00
3 02-Mar-2016 Meals Per Diem Section 1 15.00


2. Select the Details icon to open the Cash and Other Expenses Details form for line 3. Enter justification, select the meal allowance. Fill in the required DFF’s in the additional information section as follows:

Cash and Other Expenses: Details for Line 3

Expense Type: Meals Per Diem Section
Start Date: 02-Mar-2016

Allowances:
  Breakfast (not checked)
  Lunch (checked)
  Dinner (not checked)
Reimbursable Amount: NULL

Generate Per Diem (button)

Additional Information
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*Enter required DFF values here.

NOTE: Notice that no Number of Days or Start and End Date fields appear on the form even though the expense type selected is Per Diem



3. Select the Return button and observe that  Number of Days has reverted to back to 1.
Update Expense Report: Cash and Other Expenses

# Start Date Expense Type Number of Days Reimbr.Amt. CAD
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
1 01-Mar-2016 Meals Per Diem Section 1 15.00
2 01-Mar-2016 Incidentals Allowance.... 2 10.00
3 02-Mar-2016 Meals Per Diem Section 1 15.00


Cause

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