Express Asset Definition - Long Asset Description is Being Overwritten by Asset Profile Upon Save In Project Costing - Project Costing > Assets > Express Asset Definition

(Doc ID 2386255.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN Project Costing - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 9.2 version, Other

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Unable to change the description of an asset when defining the asset

Unable to change the description of the profile on the Define Asset page , it is defaulting in the description from the Asset Profile page on saving.
Need to be able to change the description to something other than the description on the Asset Profile page.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Long description should not be getting overwritten by Asset profile description

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create new project
2. On the Asset Integration Rules tab, set the Asset ID rules to allow Activity Percent Distribution
3. Project Costing > Assets > Express Asset Definition
4. Add 1st asset and click save.
5. Add 2nd asset and split the percentages to 50/50. Save
6. Click define assets link on the 2nd asset.
7. Manually add a long and short description and click ok
8. Save Express asset definition page.
9. Click define assets link on the 2nd asset
10. Long description is overwritten by the Asset Profile.

Cause

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