1719259 - Cannot Find Fixed Asset Corresponding to Individual Material (IMAT)

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1719259 - Cannot Find Fixed Asset Corresponding to Individual Material (IMAT)

Symptom

In account assignment for a purchase order item or a supplier invoice item, you can select a particular Individual Material ID. However you cannot find which fixed asset relates to the individual material.

Reproducing the Issue

To find the individual material used in purchase order account assignment:

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to the Purchase Orders view.
  3. Mark the relevant purchase order and choose Edit.
  4. Choose View All and go to the Items tab.
  5. Go to the tab Account Assignment.
  6. Find the individual material ID.

To find the individual material used in supplier invoice account assignment:

  1. Go to the Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Go to the Invoices and Credit Memos view.
  3. Mark the relevant supplier invoice and choose Edit.
  4. Choose View All and go to the Items tab.
  5. Go to the tab Account Assignment.
  6. Find the individual material ID.

To check if the individual material is listed in the list of fixed assets:

  1. Go to the Fixed Assets work center.
  2. Go to the Fixed Assets view.
  3. Choose Show: All Fixed Assets.
  4. Choose Advanced on the top right.
  5. Enter the Individual Material ID as in the purchase order or supplier invoice.
  6. Choose Go.
  7. No Fixed Asset is returned.

Cause

The individual material is a free individual material. It was created directly from a supplier invoice without purchase order reference. In a such a supplier invoice. for the account assignment type Individual Material, you notice the button New. The individual material was created on the fly from there.

Resolution

We will introduce new features for individual materials in higher releases to avoid confusion. For example, will introduce a lifecycle status for the individual materials.

Keywords

KBA , individual material missing , imat , procurement , product does not exist or is retired , SRD-FIN-FA , Fixed Assets , How To

Product

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