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Purchase Order Item Description Is Not Sent TO GL Journal Line Description (Doc ID 2851547.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


For Receiving Inspection Journal Line Type, "Item Description" is set as Journal Entry Description. However PO item description is not shown on Journal Line description.

Item description is shown on Journal Line Description.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Navigate to Cost Management -SLA > Accounting Setup > Accounting Methods Builder > Methods and Definitions > Journal Line Definitions > Find the custom Journal Line Definition
  2. Select the row for Receiving Inspection and click Description button > Details.
  3. See Journal description is defined with source: Item Description.
  4. Receive Purchase order.
  5. Run Create Accounting - Receiving with enabling Transfer to GL option.
  6. Find the journal on GL > Journals > Inquiry
  7. See Item description is not shown on Journal Line Description.


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