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2695154 - Purchase Order Item Approval not Working


You have changed the price in the purchase order document, however purchase order did not go for item approval


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Purchase requests and orders work center
  2. Go to the Purchase Orders view
  3. Select the relevant Purchase Order
  4. Select Edit and navigate to Items tab
  5. Change the price and system did not trigger item approvals


Only changes to Quantity, Price and Cost assignment will trigger the purchase order item level approvals. User should configure the parameter on which if change happens, the item level approval is required. This can be done in purchase order item level activity. If no parameter is selected then the item will not go for an approval


You can configure the parameters for item approvals from the below steps;

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view 
  3. Go to the Open Activity List and navigate to Fine Tune tab
  4. Select the activity - Purchase Order Item Level Approvals 
  5. Select the link - Define parameters for purchase order item approval
  6. Select the check box for attributes - Quantity, Price, Cost Assignment
  7. Select Save


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