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2352224 - Material description incomplete after CIF transfer


In ECC, you maintain up to 40 characters in the material description using some double-byte characters. After CIF transfer, you see some of the characters are missing in SCM.

In other cases, the description is displayed as ### or other garbled texts. The issue can happen to location master data, too.



  • SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM), Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO)
  • SAP ERP Central Components 


EWM, Article number, TM, CIF_PRODUCT_SEND, /SAPAPO/CIF_PROD_INBOUND, RFC, garbled, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, 30 bytes, 20 bytes, /SAPAPO/MAT1, MM02, CFC9, MM42, /SAPAPO/LOC3, long text, customer, vendor, location , KBA , SCM-BAS-INT-MD , CIF Master Data , BC-I18 , Internationalization (I18N) , SCM-APO-INT-MD-PR , Product , How To

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