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Unable To Check Allow Document Category Override In Payables Options (Doc ID 2219422.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1. DESCRIPTION OF THE LOSS OF FUNCTIONALITY
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In Oracle Payables, when a user attempts to enabled Allow Document Category override flag in payable options under invoices tab , getting below form error message

ERROR
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FRM -40200 : Field is protected against update .

2. BUSINESS IMPACT
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Due to this issue, users cannot pay supplier on-time. Late payments affect the payment terms established by suppliers and consequently disrupts the business continuity of the organization. Moreover, the current payables accounting period cannot be closed. Problematic transactions will have to be swept to the following period, which is not in agreement with the date in which the transactions occurred.


3. STEPS OR EVENTS THAT LEAD TO THE ISSUE OCCURRING
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Using Payables Manager responsibility

2. Navigate to setup > Option> Payables Options

3. Click on Invoice tab , try to update Allow Document Category Override flag




4. ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH ISSUE IS OBSERVED
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Product: Oracle Payable
Release: 12.1.3
Database: No information provided because the issue is not database or platform specific.
Platform: Linux
Instances Affected: Test and Production
System Names: This information is not relevant for the resolution of the issue.
Affecting Certain Users? The issue is consistently observed with all the users.


5. EXPECTED OR ACCEPTABLE RESULT
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Able to update without any error message.


6. WHAT IS WORKING
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This information is not required for further clarification.

Cause

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