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2984709 - How to set sub WBS elements as billing element.

Symptom

When creating a Project with Revenue in project control app, it is not clear how to set sub WBS elements as billing element.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to app "project control" to create a project with revenue.
    The 'Billing Element' indicator is set on by default for the 1st level WBS.
  2. Go to "project planning" to create a 2nd level WBS.
  3. Click on the 'setting' button on the top right corner to show column 'Billing Element'.
  4. 'Billing element' for the 2nd level WBS is shown as 'No' which is not editable.

Cause

Per SAP on-line help, a project with revenue must contain at least one billing element. You can define multiple billing elements at different levels of the project structure. However, a billing element cannot have another billing element in its subtree, nor can it be part of the subtree of another billing element.

Resolution

Please tick off the indicator 'Billing Element' for the 1st level WBS then wait for a second.
Then it will be possible to tick on the 'Billing Element' for the 2nd level WBS.
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Keywords

WBS element, work package, project, project with revenue, project control, project planning, subtree, billing element , KBA , PS-FIO-STR , Fiori UI for Project Systems-Structures , PS-FIO , Fiori UI for Project System , PPM-FIO , Fiori UI , How To

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions