Oracle Financials Special Characters

When copying and pasting descriptions, for example from purchase orders and emails, into requisitions and journals in Oracle Financials special characters in the text, such as wild cards, obliques and carriage returns, may cause them to fail. To ensure that this does not happen it is recommended to type the description in wherever possible, or alternatively to check all descriptions carefully. 
Though not exhaustive, the following list gives distinct examples of special characters which will likely cause issues:

 

fssc logo
Financials R12 Live Practice Environment
Available
Available
8 Dec 2020, 08:56 5 Jun 2019, 14:53

Contact us


 : Financial Systems
       Finance Division
       University of Oxford
       23-38 Hythe Bridge Street
       OX1 2ET

  financials@admin.ox.ac.uk
  : 01865 (2) 84800
  Contact Financial Systems    

  : Opening hours:
       8.00am - 5.00pm
       Monday - Friday (except Bank
       Holidays, Easter and
       Christmas)