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1760656 - Is it Possible to Rename Root Product Category Hierarchy?

Symptom

You have created a New Product Category Hierarchy but you are not able to rename the root level since the field is read-only.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Product Data work center.
  2. Select Product Categories view.
  3. Select the root Product Category.
  4. Select Maintain Product Categories button.
  5. Select the Top (root) Product Category.

Cause

Once you create and save the root level (Product Category), it is not possible to rename it. The reason for not allowing to rename the root level is that it will end up in inconsistency.

Resolution

The system works as designed.

It is not not possible to rename the root Product Category but you are allowed to change only the Description.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-MD-PRD-PRD , Product , Product Enhancement

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions ; SAP Cloud for Customer add-ins all versions