Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Information Templates In PO
Oracle Internet Procurement 11i uses information templates to pass necessary order processing information to suppliers. You may set up information templatesto gather additional informationWhen an information template is assigned to a category or item, Internet Procurement 11i prompts users to provide the information specified in the template
To define an information template:
1. Navigate to the Define Information Template window. From the Oracle
Purchasing menu, select Setup>Information Templates

2. Enter an attribute name and description. The attribute name is the actual
field prompt that is displayed in Internet Procurement 11i.

3. Optionally, enter a default value to automatically appear in the field.

4. Indicate whether the field is mandatory for Internet Procurement 11i users.
If the field is mandatory, users will be prompted to enter a value in the field
before proceeding to complete the requisition.

5. Indicate whether to activate the attribute to actually display on Self
Service Purchasing pages. In certain circumstances, you may want to define an
attribute, but delay enabling it for display to Internet Procurement 11i users.

6. Choose Associate Template to associate the template with an item or an item
category. The Information Template Association window appears.

7. Select the type of association (item number or item category) you want to
associate with the template.
8. If you selected Item Number in the previous step, enter the number. If you
selected Item Category, enter the category.

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