PO Approval Notification Does Not Show Entire Approval Sequence
(Doc ID 330634.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 11.5]
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When creating a standard Purchase Order that requires multiple approvers, the approval sequence in the Worklist Notification does not show the entire approval sequence, as shown in requisition.
Buyer1000 has limit of $1000
Buyer2000 has limit of $2000
Buyer5000 has limit of $5000
1. Navigate to Purchase Orders> Purchase Orders
Create a Purchase Order for $5,500
Choose the Approve button
2. Log out of the Application and log back in as BUYER2000
Navigate to Notification Summary
In the Worklist you can see the notification:
Standard Purchase ##### requires your approval.
Open the notification for Purchase Order approval
Sequence Who Action Date
2 Buyer, 2000
1 Buyer, 1000 Forward 05-AUG-2005
0 Buyer, 1000 Submit 05-AUG-2005
Notice how Buyer, 5000 is not shown (in checking the action history the Document is now in process and has moved up to Buyer, 5000 Baker, Catherine ) The next steps show how the Requisition shows all the approvers.
3. Log into the application as BUYER1000
Now create a Requisition for $5,500.
Submit for Approval.
4. Log in as BUYER2000
Navigate to Notification Summary and open notification for approval of Requisition
Approval Sequence shows all levels:
Num Name Action Action Date
1 Buyer, 1000 Submitted 08-Aug-2005 10:32:03
2 Buyer, 1000 Forwarded 08-Aug-2005 10:32:04
3 Buyer, 2000 Pending
4 Baker, Ms. Catherine (<== This is BUYER5000)
5 Felton, Mr. David M
Note: All buyer names and users are internal seeded and are demo users. Any association with any other person or persons is purely coincidental
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