1929006 - System doesn't show what the preferred supplier is.

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1929006 - System doesn't show what the preferred supplier is.

Symptom

When assigning the source of supply for a Purchase Order the system doesn't show what the preferred supplier is.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to the Purchase Request view.
  3. Show Open Tasks
  4. Select task and click "Assign Source of Supply".
  5. The new window "Assign Source of Supply" opens up.
  6. There is a button called "Accept Preferred Supplier" but there's no field showing what the Preferred Supplier is.

Cause

The system passes the Preferred Supplier information from shopping cart to the Purchase Request but this field isn't displayed by default.

Resolution

Field 'Preferred Supplier' is not displayed by default, however it is available under the Personalization section and you can add it to the screen.

Once this is done, you can see the value of preferred supplier before accepting it.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-CC , Cross Components , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1302 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1305 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1308 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1311 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1402 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711