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R12 SLA: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Custom Sources (Doc ID 790945.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.1 and later
Oracle Receivables - Version 12.0.1 and later
Oracle Cost Management - Version 12.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Custom Sources can be used to extend the list of sources available to your Application Accounting Definitions (AAD). To use standard and system source values as parameters, you can write PL/SQL functions that create custom sources.

This document answers some frequently asked questions about custom sources. It also describes how you can create and use custom sources. In addition, we provide two sample PL/SQL functions that you can modify for your own use.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 1. What is the best way to add a new source in Payables?
 2. Is there a profile option that controls if custom sources can be created?
 3. Is there any Performance impact if I create a custom source?
 4. When should I consider a Custom Source?
 5. Can I create a custom source for the Entered and Accounted Amount?
 6. Can changes be made after the event class has been established?
 7. How do I create a custom source?

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