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2095429 - ME21N, ME51N - Header or Item Text fields contain junk or blank data

Symptom

You experience one or more of these issues in the following transactions: ME51N (Create Purchase Requisition - PR) or ME21N (Create Purchase Order - PO) or any of it's variants (ME52N, ME53N, ME22N, ME23N)

  • Purchase order header, or item text copying improperly (random or 'junk' characters).
  • Header or item text displayed in transaction ME21N without having any reference to master data, or any other documents, and the source of this is not known.
  • Unexpected text also appears on output
  • Header or Item Text fields are unexpectedly blank


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Environment

  • Materials Management (MM)
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA
  • SAP S/4HANA

Product

SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions

Keywords

STXD, SAPscript, text file, lines,header, ECC, ME21N, ME21, item text, header text, strange, wrong, DELETE_TEXT, SAVEMODE_DIRECT, #1, unknown text, ghost text, me21n, me51n, STXH, STXL, DELETE_TEXT, TDNAME, me31k, me31l, me11, me41, purchase order, info record, contract, scheduling agreement, RFQ, PO, PR, Purchase Requisition , KBA , MM-PUR-GF-TEXT , Texts , MM-PUR-PO , Purchase Orders , MM-PUR-REQ , Purchase Requisitions , MM-PUR-PO-GUI , Userinterface - Purchase Orders , MM-PUR-REQ-GUI , Userinterface - Purchase Requisitions , MM-PUR-GF-OC , Message determination and printing , Problem

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