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Error Message " Enter a Positive Value" When Saving Line On Purchase Order, plus the Line Type Defaults to "Expense" Instead of "Inventory" (Doc ID 2211972.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2021

Applies to:

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


On : 12.1.3 version, Purchase Order

When attempting to save create a new line,
the following error occurs.

Enter a positive value

Replication Steps:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Purchasing responsibility
2. Create a PO, Enter a new line, quantity as 2, click shipment, it shows as 0,
3. Manual change it to 2.
4. Click distribution, It is expense type
5. Save, error as Enter a positive value


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