1989729 - Unexpected Form Template Variant When Previewing Purchase Orders

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1989729 - Unexpected Form Template Variant When Previewing Purchase Orders

Symptom

You are previewing Purchase Order documents in your system and it is showing a different form template that you expect. E.g: You are expect it uses the Purchase Order Form template for Country United States using the variant for country United Kingdom.

 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase Requests and Orders Work Center
  2. Select Purchase Orders
  3. Select any document and select the button Edit
  4. In the Purchase Order screen, select the button Preview.
  5. The system doesn't show the purchase order template that you are expecting.

Cause

The system will pull the template variant in according to the country of the field Company filled in the purchase order document.
For example, if you create the purchase order using a company from Angola, the system will use the form template variant from Angola.
However, if you create the purchase order using a company from India, the system will use the form template variant for Country India.
Hence, the reason might be the country of company being used on Purchase Order document

Resolution

The system is working as designed.

Keywords

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