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1782740 - What is the Difference Between Document Type Invoice Request and Invoice Requests in Customer Invoicing

Symptom

What is the difference between the document type Invoice Request and the document type Invoice Requests in the Customer Invoicing work center?

Reproducing the Issue

As a search parameter in the Document Type field in the advanced search for Preceding Document:

  1. Go to the Customer Invoicing work center. 
  2. Select the Invoice Request view or select the Invoice Documents view.
  3. Select All Invoice Requests in the Show field.
  4. Press on the Advanced hyperlink.
  5. In the section Preceding Document in the Document Type field you will find the document type Invoice Request and Invoice Requests for selection.

As a selection criteria in an Invoice Run in the Document Type field under the Preceding Document tab:

  1. Go to the Customer Invoicing work center. 
  2. Select the Invoice Run view.
  3. Select New and choose the Invoice Run option.
  4. In the section Selection Criteria under the Preceding Document tab in the Document Type field you will find the document type Invoice Request and Invoice Requests for selection.

Cause

As a search parameter in the Invoice Request view Advanced search:

In Preceding Document select the Document Type: Invoice Request as a search criteria.

The result list includes Invoice Request Type: Customer Project Invoice Request

 

In Preceding Document select the Document Type: Invoice Requests as a search criteria.

The result list includes Manual Invoice Request, Scheduled Invoice Request and Customer Contract Invoice Request.

In FP 4.0 also Invoice Request Type: Over-the-Counter Sale is included.

 

As a search parameter In the Invoice Documents view Advanced search:

In Preceding Document select the Document Type: Invoice Request as a search criteria.

The result list includes invoices which have been created from the Invoice Request Type: Project Invoice Request.

 

In Preceding Document select the Document Type: Invoice Requests as a search criteria.

The result list includes invoices which have been created from the Invoice Request Type: Manual Invoice Request and Scheduled Invoice Request.

In FP 4.0 also invoices which have been created from the Invoice Request Type: Over-the-Counter Sale are included.

 

In the Invoice Run view when creating an invoice run which includes equal to:

In the Preceding Document tab select the Document Type: Invoice Request

The invoice run will invoice all invoice requests in status To Be Invoiced for Invoice Request Type: Project Invoice Request.

 

In the Preceding Document tab select the Document Type: Invoice Requests

The invoice run will invoice all invoice requests in status To Be Invoiced for Invoice Request Type: Manual Invoice Request and Scheduled Invoice Request.

In FP 4.0 also Invoice Request Type: Over-the-Counter Sale will be invoiced with the invoice run if the Over-the-Counter Sale invoice request is in status To Be Invoiced.

Keywords

KBA , AP-CI , Customer Invoice Processing , How To

Product

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