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Why am I getting an “Instance of the target document could not be created” error while trying to create an RQS or Encumbrance (PO/CT)?

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

When creating an RQS or Encumbrance, 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) Click on the Create link (required-upper/left):  Selecting this link will reveal more fields. 


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.

 

Encumbrances - Purchase Orders or Contracts (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) Click on the Create link (required-upper/left):  Selecting this link will reveal more fields. 

 

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 the Encumbrance (PO/CT) document.

Encumbrance (PO or CT) 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 Encumbrance (required):  Select the Award you want to create in this section.

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