Can't Add Planning Resource For Material items - Item Category LOV Blank (Doc ID 553618.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Project Management - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 31-MAR-2015***


Symptoms

When trying to create a new planning resource for a Planning Resource List,
unable do so with the following parameters:

Resource Class: Material Items
Resource Format: Item Category
Name: <anything>
Item Category: M-SM

When trying to enter the final data, Item Category, there is no LOV and cannot continue.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
Expect to be able to see item category LOV

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
As Project Super User:

1. Select Projects:Setup>Planning Resource Lists
2. Create a new Planning Resource List
2a. Select Enabled for Workplan
2b. Select Centrally Controlled
3. Under the Planning Resource Formats tab, select Material Items
4. Click Add Resource Formats
5. Set Resource Class to Material Items and click (Go)
6. Select Item Category and click (Apply)
7. Go to the Planning Resources tab
8. Set Resource Class to Material Items
9. Set Resource Format to 'Item Category
10. Click (Add Single Planning Resource)
11. On the next screen, set the following...
Resource Class: Material Items
Resource Format: Item Category
Name: test
Item Category: []
Will not be able to continue because there is no LOV for Item Category

BUSINESS IMPACT
The issue has the following business impact:
Cannot implement a new method of Project Planning for next business cycle

Cause

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