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1672513 - How to Preview the Documents for Canceled/Finished Purchase Orders

Symptom

For canceled/finished purchase order you want to see the preview to print the document, however preview button is inactive. Also the link 'You can Also' is inactive and you cannot select the required output channel to print this document.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to the Purchase Orders view.
  3. Select Canceled/Finished Purchase Order document.
  4. Select Edit.
  5. Preview button and the link You Can Also is inactive.

Resolution

You can use Output History tab to preview the form document for Canceled/Finished Purchase Order.

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to the Purchase Orders view.
  3. Select the relevant Canceled/Finished Purchase Order and select Edit.
  4. Go to the Output History tab and select the Canceled Purchase Order.
  5. You can Save the PDF or take a print out for the Canceled/Finished Purchase Order.

The link You Can Also will be active only when purchase order is in status In Preparation and Sent. This link will be inactive when the purchase order status reach Canceled / Finished.

Keywords

KBA , preview for canceled purchase order , AP-PRP , Purchase Request Processing , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1802