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3120029 - Type-ahead search is not working in ME21n / ME51n on the item overview grid

Symptom

You start creating business document in ME21n or ME51n transaction. You expect that system displays search help values for the material and the material group fields:

This functionality is called "Type-ahead search".

Sometimes, users experience, that type-ahead search is not working, the system does not display values when typing into the material field.

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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

Fuzzy search , KBA , MM-PUR-GF-F4 , Input Help , MM-PUR-REQ , Purchase Requisitions , MM-PUR-REQ-GUI , Userinterface - Purchase Requisitions , MM-PUR-PO-GUI , Userinterface - Purchase Orders , Problem

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