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3369967 - Product Category Description is missing on Purchase Requests Open Tasks view


You notice that in the Purchase Requests view, when you set the filter to "Open Tasks" that the Product Category Description is missing. 


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to Purchase Requests view.
  3. Set Filter to "Open Tasks".
  4. Navigate to the Profile button in top right corner.
  5. Click "Key user settings".
  6. Click "Start Adaptation Mode". 
  7. Click "Purchase Requests" in the Adaptation menu. 

Notice that "Product Category Description" is not available to be selected as a column value in this view. 


This is the current system behaviour.

The Product Category Description field is not available for selection in the UI screen designer of this view. 


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Product Category Description, missing, Open Tasks, Purchase Requests, Adaptation Mode.  , KBA , AP-PRP , Purchase Request Processing , Problem


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