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1636478 - Leading Zeros are truncated in the Material ID

Symptom

When you create a material with leading zero followed by numeric values, the leading zeros are truncated.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Product Data work center.
  2. Select New material under Common Tasks.
  3. Enter the Material ID, upon saving the leading zeros are truncated.

Resolution

This is general system behavior.

If the material ID have alpha-conversion enabled, then the below mentioned behavior is the same for all alpha-conversion identifiers.

If you enter the material ID with leading zeros followed by numeric values, the zeros will be truncated. But if you have a material ID with leading zeros followed by alphanumeric values, then the zeros will not be truncated.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-CC , Cross Components , Product Enhancement

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions