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2679030 - Extensibility for Billing Document Printout - SAP S/4HANA Cloud


There is a need to make additional fields visible on the billing document printout


Sales and Distribution (SD)
Logistics Execution (LE)
SAP S/4HANA Cloud All versions 

Reproducing the Issue

1. Go to the app 'Manage Billing Documents'
2. Select the billing document
3. Click 'Display'
4. Go to the tab 'Output Items'
5. Click 'Preview'
-> some information is missing on the billing document output


1. Go to the app 'Display Billing Documents'
2. Enter the billing document number
3. Click 'Continue'
4. Click 'More' / Goto / Header / Output
5. Select the output item
6. Click 'Display PDF Document'
-> some information is missing on the billing document output


Some fields are not contained in the standard billing document form template.

The following forms are delivered by SAP and can be adapted:

  • SDBIL_CI_STANDARD_... used for standard customer invoices
  • SDBIL_CI_PROF_SRV_... used for professional service invoices
  • SDBIL_CM_STANDARD_... used for credit memos
  • SDBIL_IL_STANDARD_... used for invoice lists


Follow the steps provided at SAP Help How to Extend a Custom Form Template with Custom Fields

Detailed steps and example codes are provided in the respective documentation on the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Customer Community for line of business 'Sales'Content folder'Extensibility Billing Document Output' in order make the following fields visible in the billing document printout:

ATF licence

Bill to language

Commodity code

Country of origin

Created on date

Customer material

Delivery reference

Delivery number

Document reference ID

Exchange rate

Net amount

Payment method name

Purchase order by customer

Purchase order date

Sales office name

Sales order reason

Tax code

Tax percentage

Material net weight and unit

Customer Material ID

Service Contract Dates

See Also

Setting up output management

SAP Help - How to Extend a Custom Form Template with Custom Fields

SAP Help - Videos for Sales Billing -  How to Bring Custom Fields to Billing Document Output

SAP Help - Extensibility for Output Forms and Email Templates of Billing Documents

SAP Help - Maintain Form Templates

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Customer Community - Sales

Extend Form Template using SAP S/4 HANA Cloud In-App Extensibility

SAP Extensibility Explorer for SAP S/4HANA Cloud

App 'Custom Fields and Logic'

App 'Display Billing Documents'

KBA 2822787 - Manage Billing Documents Output Items "Preview" differs from "Display Document" - SAP S/4HANA Cloud

KBA 2491462 - Invoice Item Text Output

KBA 2678898 - How to get the form data XML for a business document


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