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2184310 - Cannot Use a Custom Exchange Rate Type for Expense Reports

Symptom

You want to use a custom Exchange Rate Type for Expense Reports, however, system always pick up the Default Exchange Rate Type.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Travel and Expenses Work Center.
  2. Go to Common TasksNew Expense Report on Behalf.
  3. Select an Employee, Type of Expense Report, Purpose and a Start Date.
  4. Click on Next button.
  5. Add a new Expense.
  6. System is calculating the Exchange Rate as per the Default Exchange Rate.

You like to use another Currency Conversion Profile created in the Business Configuration Fine Tune Activity Currency Conversion Profiles.

Cause

System does not support a different Exchange Rate Type as the Default Exchange Rate Type for expense reporting. The Default Exchange Rate is always 001.

Resolution

System behavior is correct.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-FIN-ERM , Travel and Expense Management , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions