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1981437 - OpenPS Error: Cost Element '&' does not exist


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  • User attempts to upload a cost activity from Microsoft Project to SAP Project Systems using Open PS for Microsoft Project (OpenPS4MSP).
  • An error message "Cost Element '&' does not exist" is received, and the cost activity fails to upload. 

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  • ERP Release Independent.
  • Project Systems.
  • OpenPS4MSP


SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 Enterprise all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions


Open, PS, MSP, , KBA , PS-ST-INT-EXT , PS-interface to external systems , Problem

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