A Mandatory Field Document Code Is Displayed On Document Of Record (Doc ID 1903205.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Global Human Resources Cloud Service - Version 11.1.4.0.0 and later
Oracle Fusion Global Human Resources - Version 11.1.4.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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A mandatory field "Document Code" is displayed on manage Document Records when creating a new document of record.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Since document code is not part of setup, should not appear in Manage Document Records.

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

1. go to Manage Document Types and define a New Document Type named "Business Card Request"
2. disable all the required fields namely Document Number, From Date, From To etc.
3. go to Manage Document Descriptive Flexfield and configure the document descriptive flexfield to capture some additional fields.
4. go to Manage Document Records for one person and create the above defined document type : even though Document code was never configured, it appears in this screen and it's mandatory.


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Customer didn't have this field in R7; and this field has appeared after upgrade to R8.

Cause

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