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FAQ: Entering Purchase Orders (Doc ID 216824.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Form:POXPOEPO.FMB - Enter Purchase Orders GUI
Form:POXPOERL.FMB - Enter Release GUI



Frequently Asked Questions for PURCHASE ORDERS: Entering Purchase Orders - Release 10.7, 11.0, 11.5.X, 12.0 and higher.


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Questions and Answers
 How do you generate a PO that includes freight?
 What is 2-way, 3-way, 4-way matching? How is this set-up?
 Where are standard notes?
 What is the difference between the agreed amount and the amount limit fields while entering a contract purchase agreement and issues related to these fields?
 You are unable to view the PO from the Invoice Match window. It gives an error: APP-14122: NO RECORDS MEET YOUR SEARCH CRITERIA.
 What is the difference between PO_LINE_ID and LINE_NUM in the table PO_LINES_ALL?
 What's the difference between the due date and close date on the RFQ?
 When does a Purchase Order line get the closure status of 'Closed for Receiving'?
 When does a Purchase order get the status of 'Closed'?
 What is the use of list price and market price on Purchase Order?
 What is the significance of the fields 'Allow Price override' and 'Price limit'?
 What is the difference between the control actions 'On Hold' and 'Freeze' for a Purchase order?
 What is the difference between the Field 'Firm' in the 'Terms and Conditions' window and in the alternate region 'more' in the PO shipments?
 Unable to open the Purchase Orders form due to error: You are not setup as an employee.
 How do I change the Supplier on a saved or approved PO?
 I have accidentally cancelled a PO. How can I uncancel?
 Can I setup a different Purchase Order type default for the PO form?
 The Item is setup in the item master but is missing from the item List of Values.
 How do you change the unit price on a PO line once the line has been received or invoiced?
 Can the original Purchase Order can be viewed in any way, for a revised Purchase Order?
 Where is the automatic numbering for Purchase Orders defined and maintained?
 Why is my Purchase Order closing before a receipt is processed?
 Create a Purchase Order. Input the Header and Line information and find that the Shipments button at the bottom of the form is grayed out.
 Accessing the Purchase Order entry screen and getting the error: APP-14142 GET_WINDOW_ORG_SOB 040 ORA-1403 No Data Found.
 When I enter a new PO, the Preparer is always defaulted as the buyer. Why am I unable to change it?
 Why is there no category displayed or list of values for the category field in the purchase order you are creating?
 I have enabled PO_LINES DFF with a context field capital_expense_flag as reference. I now receive APP-FND-00676 error in Enter Quotations form.
 How do you reflect discount from a supplier on a Purchase orders?
 Is it possible to have the PO line quantity rounded to 2 decimal places?

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