How To Initiate a Custom Workflow Item Type Through Menu Tools:Communicate (Doc ID 793007.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.4 [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Goal

The PO PDF notification to suppliers can be sent as part of PO Approval Workflow part of PO
approval process as well as through PO Summary --> Tools --> Communicate --> Email.

When the email option is selected via the Tools --> Communicate on the PO Summary form
the package procedure “PO_COMMUNICATION_PVT. Start_Email_WF_Process” is executed.
This call launches the PO Approval Workflow (POAPPRV) / Email PO PDF activity.
Hard coded in the procedure is the item type 'POAPPRV'.

You would like to know if there is a feasibility to launch the custom PO approval workflow item
type through Tools --> Communicate just like it is possible through the PO Document Approval
process (by setting up custom item type in the document types screen).

Solution

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