2101312 - Error in Purchase Order Document not submitted for Approval; Inconsistencies exist

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2101312 - Error in Purchase Order Document not submitted for Approval; Inconsistencies exist

Symptom

You are creating the Purchase Order ABC (ABC represents the Purchase Order ID) and it is in Preparation status as expected.

Upon clicking on the Order button, you receive the following error messages:

  • Document not submitted for approval; inconsistencies exist;
  • Exchange Rate for and for Rate Type does not exist for;
  • Error occurred while trying to evaluate condition of a process step.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to Purchase Orders view.
  3. Show All Purchase Orders.
  4. Find ABC.
  5. Select Edit.
  6. Select Order.

You receive the following error messages :

  • Document not submitted for approval; inconsistencies exist ;
  • Exchange Rate for and for Rate Type does not exist for;
  • Error occurred while trying to evaluate condition of a process step.

Cause

The error is related to exchange rates in relation to the approval process. For the approval conditions to be correctly evaluated, there should be a currency conversion maintained between the currency used in the Purchase Order and all currencies mentioned in the approval process. The exchange rates should be maintained in both direction for all currencies.

Resolution

Please check if the Exchange rates are configured properly:

  1. Go to the General Ledger work center.
  2. Select Edit Exchange Rates link under Common Tasks.

In Exchange Rates for Foreign Currencies, you should check that all currencies mentioned in the Approval process and used in the Purchase Order are maintained in all directions.

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Product

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