DE53326 Unable to update Idea after submitting a Cost plan with Location only and no Department

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Article ID: 145341

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Products

Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

Error message when updating Idea which has only a Location set up and financial plans:

STEPS TO REPRODUCE:

  1. Connect to Clarity with set up entities and financials
  2. Go to Home - Ideas - Create New Idea
  3. Now go to Properties-Settings
  4. Enter just a Location, not a Department. (Note the location should be associated with a department)
  5. Save
  6. Now go to Financial Plans - New Manual plan
  7. Group by Cost Type and Transaction class
  8. Set any dates, Save
  9. Now navigate back to the Idea Properties page
  10. Edit any attribute, for example enter some text in Objective
  11. Hit Save

 

Expected Results: The Idea to be updated successfully

Actual Results: ERROR The department cannot be changed to a different entity after financial plans have been created.

 

Environment

Release : 15.7.1

Component : CA PPM PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Resolution

This is logged as DE53326, fixed in 15.8.1

Workaround: Go to Idea Properties - Settings and enter a Department, Save

Consider setting the Department as required field on Idea object