SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2724997 - Purchase Order ID not Valid for Variable Purchasing Document


You are trying to execute the Purchasing Documents - Line Items report with a specific purchasing document as selection parameter, however an error that the purchase order value is not valid is raised.


SAP Business ByDesign.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Analytics work center.
  2. Go to Design Reports view.
  3. Find and open Purchasing Documents - Line Items.
  4. In the Purchasing Document selection parameter, enter the purchase order ID.

The following error is raised: 'Value <purchase order ID> not valid for variable Purchasing Document'


The given purchase order is no expecting any goods receipt and it would have only invoice receipts. Thorough the journal entry of such invoice receipts, you see that the postings were made to other ledgers other than the Purchase ledger.

The postings could have, for example, reference to a Project Task for an asset under construction. In such case, the postings could be seen via Project - Line Items report.


This is the designed system behavior.


Goods and Services Receipt. Invoice Receipt. Purchase Order. , KBA , SRD-FIN-ANA , Analytics Content , How To


SAP Business ByDesign all versions