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3101637 - Text copying rule (fixed indicator) makes text disappear from existing purchasing documents

Symptom

You would change the Copying Rules configuration for for example a Purchase Order (PO) item long text like Material PO Text from following settings:

Sequence Source object Text Fixed Fixed indicator
0 Purchase Order Material PO text <empty> (Text automatically adopted in target object)
1 Material Master Purchase Order text

* (User can have text adopted in target object)

to following setup:

Sequence Source object Text Fixed Fixed indicator
0 Purchase Order Material PO text * (User can have text adopted in target object)
1 Material Master Purchase Order text

<empty> (Text automatically adopted in target object)Sequence Source object Source Text Fixed indicator

but when you do that any existing PO lose their links to the Material PO Text, so previuosly text appeared on ME23n item long text tab, but now nothing.


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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

me21n me22n BAPI_PO_CREATE1 BAPI_PO_CHANGE Manage Purchase Order PO Purchase Order Text copying rules , KBA , MM-PUR-GF-TEXT , Texts , How To

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