Why am I getting an “Instance of the target document could not be created” error while trying to create an RQS or Award?

This error appears when an incorrect combination of information is entered into the provided fields while creating a document. 

When creating an RQS and Award, enter the following information: 

RQS

The following information should be entered when creating a brand new RQS document:

1) Code (required):  A value of RQS is entered in this field.

2) Dept (required): Enter the Department value you need to associate with your RQS.

3) Unit Code (optional) : Enter a Unit value here ONLY if your department requires it.

4) Create link (required-upper/left):  Select this link to reveal next entries after values in the Dept and Unit code field have been entered.


5) Autonumbering (required) : Check the available box next to this label after selecting the “Create” link.

6) Create link (required- lower/left):  Select this link after checking Auto Numbering box to create RQS document.

 

Award (created in Document Catalog)

1) Code (required):  Enter your award value (ex: PO) in this field.

2) Dept (required) : Enter the Department value you need to associate with your Award.

3) Unit Code (optional) : Enter a Unit value here ONLY if your department requires it.

4) ID (required):  Enter the fiscal year associated with document in this field.

5) Create link (required-upper/left):  Select this link to reveal next entries after values in the Dept and Unit code field have been entered.

 

6) Auto Numbering (required) : Check the available box next to this label.

7) Create link (required-lower/left):  Select this link after checking Auto Numbering box to create Award document.

Award created from an RQS (Copy Forward)

1) Doc Department Code (required):  Enter the Department value you need to associate with your Award.

2) Unit Code (optional) : Enter a Unit value here ONLY if your department requires it.

3) Document ID (required):  Enter the fiscal year associated with document in this field.

4) Auto Numbering (required) : Check the available box next to this label.

5) Highlight Award (required):  Select the Award you want to create in this section.

6) OK (required):  Select OK to create your document.