Oracle Financials Special Characters

When inputting details into requisitions and journals in Oracle Financials, applying 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 that, rather than copy and paste details from the source, 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:


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