2178119 - Product Description Missing in Data Source Production Bills of Material Variant and Line Item Details

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2178119 - Product Description Missing in Data Source Production Bills of Material Variant and Line Item Details

Symptom

The data source Production Bills of Material Variant and Line Item Details, or any report using this data source does not show the description of the input product. It only shows the ID.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the work center Business Analytics and view Design Data Sources.
  2. Search for Production Bills of Material Variant and Line Item Details and click on Preview.
  3. Add the characteristic Input Product.

Only the ID of the respective material is shown, but no material description.

You might also notice this in customized reports that are based on Production Bills of Material Variant and Line Item Details.  When clicking on Settings > Characteristics, you have no option to display the description for Input Product.

Cause

This data source was designed without the input product description.  

Resolution

If you need to see the input product description, or another material detail in connection with the data source Production Bills of Material Variant and Line Item Details, you can consider creating your own data source and report. You can join Production Bills of Material Variant and Line Item Details with the data source Material Master Data, with the join condition set to the field Material ID.

Keywords

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Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708