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Create Documents Workflow FAQ (CREATEDOC / CREATEPO) (Doc ID 224100.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.9 to 12.2.4 [Release 11.5 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This FAQ document identifies the most frequently reported how-to questions relating to the Oracle Purchasing Approval functionality regarding to the CreatePO workflow. The articles below do not include bugs/patches or troubleshooting notes.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 1. What is the setup needed for using Create Documents workflow?
 2. How to set the CreatePO workflow attributes?
 3. Can POs be automatically approved when created by this workflow?
 4. Why is the requisition approval workflow going to background and not calling the CreatePO workflow immediately?
 5. How does the Create Document Workflow decide which buyer to use for the automatically created documents?
 6. What is the logic for createpo to default the ship to value at the header level?
 7. Which user's Approval Authority will be pulled for the PO Approval?  (Requestor's or Buyer's)
 8. What setup is needed to allow the same Line Sequence seen on the Requisition, to be seen on the PO?
 9. Are there any columns in the PO requisition header, lines or distributions tables that carries the contract PO number used by create-po workflow?
 10. Is it possible to autocreate purchase orders for non-catalog requisitions?
 11. Are requisition header attachments copied over to the automatic purchase order?

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