System Tips

This page was last updated on June 5, 2014.

  • Community Colleges
  • School Systems
  • State Agencies

The following are quick links to category sections:

Community College Setup and Maintenance

Tip Date Posted
Hardware and Software Requirements 1/27/2005
Entity Client Overview 1/27/2005
Entity Client Troubleshooting TBD
Common Error Messages 1/27/2005
Entity Client Display Settings Update 8/10/2004

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Requisitioning

Tip Date Posted
Acceptable Attachments 6/17/2013
Accounting for Shipping Charges 10/25/2010
Adding Non-Catalog Items 6/17/2013
Catalog Search Tips 4/30/2014
Commodity Codes 6/17/2013
Commodity Codes for Software Licenses 3/18/2013
Confirming Vendor Registrations 3/5/2010
Construction Orders 3/5/2010
Contract Item Warning Message 12/17/2013
Copy 6/17/2013
Designating IPS Bid Numbers on Requisitions 10/15/2009
Editable Fields in Colleague 1/27/2005
Editing Multiple eRequisition Lines (Mass Edit) 6/17/2013
Entering Contract IDs 3/5/2010
Entering Free Items 10/25/2010
Entering Titles on eRequisitions 6/17/2013
Expanding Commodity Codes 7/30/2013
How do Vendors Receive Orders? 11/21/2007
Including Contact Information 6/17/2013
Invalid Bid Numbers 2/18/2014
Lease and Installment Purchases 9/20/2006
Public View 7/3/2006
Punchout Catalog Login Information Requested 4/20/2009
Punchout Catalog Orders 9/20/2006
Requisition Import Error Messages 1/27/2005
Requisition Statuses 6/17/2013
Selecting Supplier Location 11/12/2008
Setting Default Values 9/27/2013
State Term Contract Catalogs Not Loaded in NC E-Procurement 11/21/2007
State Term Contract Distributor Items 11/21/2007
State Term Contract Ease of Use 11/21/2007
Top 50 Commodity Codes 7/30/2013
Understanding NC E-Procurement E-Mail Addresses 10/22/2013
Understanding Units of Measure 7/13/2010
Understanding Vendor Numbers 3/5/2010
Units of Measure in Colleague 3/5/2010

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System Navigation

Tip Date Posted
Clearing Search Fields 6/17/2013
Grouping Search Results 6/17/2013
Internet Explorer 11 Compatibility View 6/5/2014
My Documents Portlet 6/17/2013
NCID 9/27/2013
Saved Search Portlets 8/28/2013
Tabs 6/17/2013
Viewing Dollar Amount 6/17/2013

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eQuote

Tip Date Posted
Accessing eQuote 6/17/2013
Category Selection 7/23/2006
eQuote Functionality Tips 6/17/2013
Executive Order 50 6/17/2013
How can I include my entire item description in eQuote? 6/24/2009
Including Contact Information in eQuotes 10/15/2009

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Approving

Tip Date Posted
Adding Parallel Approvers to the Workflow 1/27/2005
Approving Multiple eRequisitions 6/17/2013
Delegating Approval Authority 11/12/2013
Review the Vendor Location 1/27/2005

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Purchase Orders

Tip Date Posted
Verifying PO Made it to the Vendor 7/3/2006

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User Maintenance

Tip Date Posted
Deleting Users 6/17/2013

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Vendor/Billing

Tip Date Posted
Charges Added to Invoice 8/10/2004
Invoices 3/11/2008
Finding Registered Vendors in VEND File 5/16/2005
Registering Vendors 3/10/2011
Searching for Registered Vendors 7/13/2010
Searching for Vendor Locations 10/15/2009
Updating Vendor Information 12/17/2013
Using NC E-Procurement Language on Bids and Quotes 4/12/2007
Vendor Ambiguity File 1/27/2005
Vendor Invoice Tips 12/17/2013
Vendors Registering as Individuals 10/25/2010
Vendor Searches by Comodity Code 7/30/2013

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The following are quick links to category sections:

LEA Setup and Maintenance Tips

Tip Date Posted
Entity Client Overview 8/10/2004
Entity Client Troubleshooting 11/3/2004
Common Error Messages 8/10/2004
Entity Client Display Settings Update 8/10/2004
AS/400 EPUSER or ISISADMN Profile Update 8/10/2004

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Requisitioning

Tip Date Posted
Acceptable Attachments 6/17/2013
Accounting for Shipping Charges 10/25/2010
Adding Non-Catalog Items 6/17/2013
Catalog Search Tips 4/30/2014
Commodity Codes 6/17/2013
Commodity Codes for Recapped Tires and Retreading Service Orders 8/10/2004
Commodity Codes for Software Licenses 3/18/2013
Confirming Vendor Registrations 3/5/2010
Construction Orders 3/5/2010
Contract Item Warning Message 12/17/2013
Copy 6/17/2013
'Deliver To' Field 3/11/2008
Designating IPS Bid Numbers on Requisitions 10/15/2009
Editing Multiple eRequisition Lines (Mass Edit) 6/17/2013
Entering Contract IDs 3/5/2010
Entering Free Items 10/25/2010
Entering Titles on eRequisitions 6/17/2013
Expanding Commodity Codes 7/30/2013
Food Service Purchase Orders 9/20/2006
How do Vendors Receive Orders? 11/21/2007
Including Contact Information 6/17/2013
Invalid Bid Numbers 2/18/2014
Public View 7/3/2006
Punchout Catalog Login Information Requested 4/20/2009
Punchout Catalog Orders 6/17/2013
Requisition Statuses 6/17/2013
Selecting Supplier Location 11/12/2008
Setting Default Values 9/27/2013
State Term Contract Catalogs Not Loaded in NC E-Procurement 11/21/2007
State Term Contract Distributor Items 11/21/2007
State Term Contract Ease of Use 11/21/2007
Top 50 Commodity Codes 7/30/2013
Understanding NC E-Procurement E-Mail Addresses 10/22/2013
Understanding Units of Measure 7/13/2010
Understanding Vendor Numbers 3/5/2010

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System Navigation

Tip Date Posted
Clearing Search Fields 6/17/2013
Grouping Search Results 6/17/2013
Internet Explorer 11 Compatibility View 6/5/2014
My Documents Portlet 6/17/2013
NCID 9/27/2013
Saved Search Portlets 8/28/2013
Tabs 6/17/2013
Viewing Dollar Amount 6/17/2013

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eQuote

Tip Date Posted
Accessing eQuote 6/17/2013
Category Selection 7/23/2006
eQuote Functionality Tips 6/17/2013
Executive Order 50 6/17/2013
How can I include my entire item description in eQuote? 6/24/2009
Including Contact Information in eQuotes 10/15/2009

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Approving

Tip Date Posted
Adding Parallel Approvers to the Workflow 1/27/2005
Approving Multiple eRequisitions 6/17/2013
Delegating Approval Authority 11/12/2013
Review the Vendor Location 1/27/2005

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Purchase Orders

Tip Date Posted
Verifying PO Made it to the Vendor 7/3/2006
Successful Import Notifications 8/10/2004

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User Maintenance

Tip Date Posted
Deleting Users 6/17/2013

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Vendor/Billing

Tip Date Posted
Charges Added to Invoice 8/10/2004
Invoices 3/11/2008
Registering Vendors 3/10/2011
Searching for Registered Vendors 7/13/2010
Searching for Vendor Locations 10/15/2009
Updating Vendor Information 12/17/2013
Using NC E-Procurement Language On Bids and Quotes 4/12/2007
Vendor Invoice Tips 12/17/2013
Vendors Registering as Individuals 10/25/2010
Vendor Searches by Comodity Code 7/30/2013

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Participation Requirements

Tip Date Posted
Participation Report Guidelines 8/10/2004

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The following are quick links to category sections:

Requisitioning

Tip Date Posted
Acceptable Attachments 6/17/2013
Accounting for Shipping Charges 10/25/2010
Adding Non-Catalog Items 6/17/2013
Catalog Search Tips 4/30/2014
Commodity Codes 6/17/2013
Commodity Codes for Software Licenses 3/18/2013
Confirming Vendor Registrations 3/5/2010
Construction Orders 3/5/2010
Contract Item Warning Message 12/17/2013
Copy 6/17/2013
Designating IPS Bid Numbers on Requisitions 10/15/2009
Editing Multiple eRequisition Lines (Mass Edit) 6/17/2013
Entering Accounting Combinations 6/17/2013
Entering Free Items 10/25/2010
Entering Titles on eRequisitions 6/17/2013
Expanding Commodity Codes 7/30/2013
How do Vendors Receive Orders? 11/21/2007
Including Contact Information 6/17/2013
Invalid Bid Numbers 2/18/2014
Lease and Installment Purchases 9/20/2006
NCAS Error Messages 6/17/2013
Public View 7/3/2006
Punchout Catalog Login Information Requested 4/20/2009
Punchout Catalogs 6/17/2013
Requisition Statuses 6/17/2013
Selecting Supplier Location 11/12/2008
Setting Default Values 9/27/2013
State Term Contract Catalogs Not Loaded in NC E-Procurement 11/21/2007
State Term Contract Distributor Items 11/21/2007
State Term Contract Ease of Use 11/21/2007
Top 50 Commodity Codes 7/30/2013
Understanding NC E-Procurement E-Mail Addresses 10/22/2013
Understanding Units of Measure 7/13/2010
Understanding Vendor Numbers 3/5/2010

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System Navigation

Tip Date Posted
Clearing Search Fields 6/17/2013
Grouping Search Results 6/17/2013
Internet Explorer 11 Compatibility View 6/5/2014
My Documents Portlet 6/17/2013
NCID 9/27/2013
Saved Search Portlets 8/28/2013
Tabs 6/17/2013
Viewing Dollar Amount 6/17/2013

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eQuote

Tip Date Posted
Accessing eQuote 6/17/2013
Category Selection 7/23/2006
eQuote Functionality Tips 6/17/2013
Executive Order 50 6/17/2013
How can I include my entire item description in eQuote? 6/24/2009
Including Contact Information in eQuotes 10/15/2009

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Approving

Tip Date Posted
Adding Parallel Approvers to the Workflow 1/27/2005
Approving Multiple eRequisitions 6/17/2013
Delegating Approval Authority 11/12/2013
Reviewing Blanket Indicators 6/17/2013
Review the Vendor Location 1/27/2005

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Purchase Orders

Tip Date Posted/Updated
Hold Until Date 6/17/2013
Verifying PO Made it to the Vendor 7/3/2006

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Receiving

Tip Date Posted
Orders Closed or Partially Invoiced 6/17/2013
Receiving 6/17/2013
Unreceiving 2/11/2009
Who Can Receive an Order? 6/17/2013

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User Maintenance

Tip Date Posted
Deleting Users 6/17/2013

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Vendor/Billing

Tip Date Posted
Charges Added to Invoice 8/10/2004
Invoices 3/11/2008
Registering Vendors 3/10/2011
Searching for Registered Vendors 7/13/2010
Searching for Vendor Locations 10/15/2009
Updating Vendor Information 12/17/2013
Using NC E-Procurement Language On Bids and Quotes 4/12/2007
Vendor Invoice Tips 12/17/2013
Vendors Registering as Individuals 10/25/2010
Vendor Searches by Comodity Code 7/30/2013

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The following are quick links to category sections:

Requisitioning

Tip Date Posted
Acceptable Attachments 6/17/2013
Accounting for Shipping Charges 10/25/2010
Adding Non-Catalog Items 6/17/2013
Commodity Codes 6/17/2013
Commodity Codes for Software Licenses 10/15/2009
Confirming Vendor Registrations 3/5/2010
Contract Item Warning Message 12/17/2013
Construction Orders 3/5/2010
Copy 6/17/2013
Designating IPS Bid Numbers on Requisitions 10/15/2009
Editing Multiple eRequisition Lines (Mass Edit) 6/17/2013
Entering Free Items 10/25/2010
Entering Titles on eRequisitions 6/17/2013
Expanding Commodity Codes 7/30/2013
How do Vendors Receive Orders? 11/21/2007
Including Contact Information 6/17/2013
Lease and Installment Purchases 9/20/2006
Public View 7/3/2006
Punchout Catalog Login Information Requested 4/20/2009
Punchout Catalogs 6/17/2013
Requisition Statuses 6/17/2013
Selecting Supplier Location 11/12/2008
Setting Default Values 9/27/2013
State Term Contract Catalogs Not Loaded in NC E-Procurement 11/21/2007
State Term Contract Distributor Items 11/21/2007
State Term Contract Ease of Use 11/21/2007
Top 50 Commodity Codes 7/30/2013
Understanding NC E-Procurement E-Mail Addresses 10/22/2013
Understanding Units of Measure 7/13/2010
Understanding Vendor Numbers 3/5/2010

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System Navigation

Tip Date Posted
Clearing Search Fields 6/17/2013
Grouping Search Results 6/17/2013
My Documents Portlet 6/17/2013
NCID 9/27/2013
Saved Search Portlets 8/28/2013
Tabs 6/17/2013
Viewing Dollar Amount 6/17/2013

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eQuote

Tip Date Posted
Accessing eQuote 6/17/2013
Category Selection 7/23/2006
eQuote Functionality Tips 6/17/2013
Executive Order 50 6/17/2013
How can I include my entire item description in eQuote? 6/24/2009
Including Contact Information in eQuotes 10/15/2009

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Approving

Tip Date Posted
Adding Parallel Approvers to the Workflow 1/27/2005
Approving Multiple eRequisitions 6/17/2013
Delegating Approval Authority 11/12/2013
Review the Vendor Location 1/27/2005

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Purchase Orders

Tip Date Posted/Updated
Hold Until Date 6/17/2013
Verifying PO Made it to the Vendor 7/3/2006

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User Maintenance

Tip Date Posted
Deleting Users 6/17/2013

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Vendor/Billing

Tip Date Posted
Charges Added to Invoice 8/10/2004
Registering Vendors 3/10/2011
Searching for Registered Vendors 7/13/2010
Searching for Vendor Locations 10/15/2009
Updating Vendor Information 12/17/2013
Using NC E-Procurement Language On Bids and Quotes 4/12/2007
Vendor Invoice Tips 12/17/2013
Vendors Registering as Individuals 10/25/2010
Vendor Searches by Comodity Code 7/30/2013

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