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R12 Project Billing Automatic Invoice Numbering Not Allow to Change The Invoice Next Number - Error The new invoice number must be greater than or equal to the existing next invoice number (Doc ID 2477938.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2021

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On the Implementation Options form > Billing tab when attempting to change the Next Number from the current value X1 to X2 (X1 and X2 are just examples) (X1 is a higher number than X2)
the following error occurs:


ERROR
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The new invoice number must be greater than or equal to the existing next invoice number


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Projects Responsibility > Setup > System > Implementation Options form > query for the related Operating Unit > Billing tab
2. Change the Next Number value from X1 to X2
3. Error occurs

 

Changes

The business request is to set the X2 number as the Next Number but the current X1 number is higher than X2 number.

Invoice Numbering Method to be set as Automatic.

There is a draft invoice number already created in Oracle Projects and interfaced to Oracle Receivables.

Cause

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Cause
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