You have a requirement to have a Business Partner (Accounts, Contacts and so on) ID with more than 10 characters but it is not possible to change the Total Length of the Business Partner more than 10 characters.
Reproducing the Issue
- Go to Business configuration work center.
- Select Implementation Projects View.
- Select a project and select open Activity list button.
- Select Fine-Tune chevron.
- Select All Activities in the Show field.
- Select General Business Partner activity.
- Select Define Number Range for Business Partners link.
Here the Total Length is maintained as 10 and the field is read only.
The Total length of a Business Partner is fixed to 10 character and is the actual system behavior. In the same way manual or automatic settings cannot be changed for Business Partner.
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