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Why There Is A Gap In The Supplier Number Of Two Suppliers Created Consecutively Even Though Supplier Numbering Is Setup As 'Automatic' with Type as 'Numeric'. (Doc ID 2396932.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2018

Applies to:

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

Goal

Why is there a gap in the supplier number of two suppliers created consecutively even though supplier numbering is setup as 'Automatic' with type as 'Numeric'? For example, the supplier number jumped from 156896 to 158202 when the suppliers were created through consecutively through the screens.

How is the Supplier Number (segment1) value is generated during the supplier creation process ?
 

Solution

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