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1824266 - Supplier Invoice Exception: Missing Order Reference

Symptom

System displays a Missing Order Reference exception when you create a new invoice without reference to Purchase order.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Select the Invoices and Credit Memos view.
  3. Select New Invoice Without Reference to Purchase Order link.
  4. Fill in all the mandatory fields.
  5. System displays an exception: Missing order reference.

Cause

The exception Missing Order Reference is displayed always in case of supplier invoice without Purchase order.

System always checks available list of purchase orders based on seller & product ID/category with respect to the details maintained in the invoice.

Resolution

You can bypass the option of assigning the Purchase order reference to invoice by selecting the Confirm button on the Exception screen without selecting any Purchase order that the system has populated.

  1. Go to the Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Select the Invoices and Credit Memos view.
  3. Select the new invoice and select the Edit button.
  4. Go to the Exceptions tab in the invoice.
  5. Here you can see the Confirm button when you select the exception: Missing Order Reference.

Keywords

KBA , AP-SIP , Supplier Invoice Processing , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions