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R12:PA: Generate Intercompany Invoices (PAICGEN): PA_DRAFT_INVOICE_DETAILS Incorrect If 20th Char Of Task Name Is A 'space' (Doc ID 2198575.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Project Billing - Version 12.2.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


PRC: Generate Intercompany Invoices (PAICGEN) does not update PA_DRAFT_INVOICE_DETAILS correctly if 20th char of Task Name is a 'space'

Using workplans and when a task name has a NULL value in the 20th position then the process does not update the PA_DRAFT_INVOICE_DETAILS table correctly.
Specifically, the DRAFT_INVOICE_NUM & DRAFT_INVOICE_LINE_NUM columns are assigned values 'NULL', and the CC_IC_PROCESSED_CODE in PA_EXPENDITURE_ITEMS_ALL is being marked as 'B' instead of 'Y'.

The expenditure inquiry form shows the status as: The expenditure item is billed but not invoiced.

PRC: Generate Intercompany Invoices (PAICGEN) should update the tables correctly regardless of the value in the 20th character space

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a task where the 20th character in the file is a space, i.e. 3K RIG - Travelling xxxxxetc
2. Generate the Intercompany Invoices
3. The DRAFT_INVOICE_NUMBER and DRAFT_INVOICE_LINE_NUM fields are NULL and the CC_IC_PROCESSED_CODE in PA_EXPENDITURE_ITEMS_ALL is being marked as 'B' instead of 'Y'.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot see the data in the intercompany invoices correctly and the expenditure items are still billable so future invoices include these as well.


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