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2168555 - You Cannot Save Customer Invoices: "Save not possible; document numbering rule missing for ABC"

Symptom

You are currently not able to save a customer invoice due to the error: 'Save not possible; document numbering rule missing for ABC' (ABC represents the Country).

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Customer Invoicing work center.
  2. Go to the Invoice Requests view.
  3. Select the desired request and choose the option New Invoice.
  4. Select Save.

You receive the error message: 'Save not possible; document numbering rule missing for ABC'.

Cause

The numbering rule for the country ABC - which is the Tax Country in use on the invoice - and the relevant Invoicing Unit is missing.

Resolution

In order to overcome the error message you need to maintain the missing numbering rule for the relevant Invoicing Unit.

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Overview view.
  3. Search for the activity Document Numbering Formats for Customer Invoicing.
  4. Select the option for the country ABC.
  5. Maintain the rule as desired.
  6. Save the changes.

Now you can save your customer invoices.

See Also

1845478 - You are not Able to Release a Customer Invoice, an Error Message Occurs:"Save not possible,document numbering rule missing for"
2698432 - Cannot Save an Invoice Document Because of Error "Save not possible; document numbering rule missing for ABC"

Keywords

document numbering, Customer Invoice, error message, sales unit, , KBA , AP-CI , Customer Invoice Processing , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions