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Requisition Attachments: Comments Required

As of February 27, 2014, line comments are required when an attachment is added to a Requisition.

Requesters must add a line comment when they add an attachment and check the Approval Justification checkbox so Approvers can see the comments in the Approval Inbox.


Non-Catalog Requisitions

 

Comments and attachments are added on the Review and Submit page of the requisition entry.

  1. Click bubble icon to add comments and attachments to a line.
  2. Enter a comment.
  3. Click Add Attachment to browse and upload an attachment.
  4. Click OK.

Note: If you forget to add a comment with an attachment, you will get a pop-up reminder.

Note: If you want the comment and or attachment to be sent to the vendor, click the corresponding checkboxes.

line comments screen

 

5. Back on the Review and Submit page, click the Approval Justification checkbox to allow comments to display for Approvers in the Approval Inbox.

header comments screen

 

Catalog Requisitions

Comments and attachments are added on the Review and Submit page of the requisition entry.

  1. Click bubble icon to add comments and attachments to a line.
  2. Enter a comment.
  3. Click Add Attachment to browse and upload an attachment.
  4. Click OK.

Note: If you forget to add a comment with an attachment, you will get a pop-up reminder.

Note: If you want the comment and or attachment to be sent to the vendor, click the corresponding checkboxes. 

  • However, some iBuyNU vendors do not accept comments and attachments.
  • In those cases, you will see a message that the vendor does not accept them.

line comments screen

 

5. Back on the Review and Submit page, click the Approval Justification checkbox to allow comments to display for Approvers in the Approval Inbox.

header comments screen

 

 

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