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2292221 - Activity is Read-Only; Settings Cannot be Changed While Accessing Activity in Business Configuration Overview

Symptom

In Business Configuration Overview, when you try to Edit or use Change Immediately in any activity, system throws the below message:

Activity is read-only; settings cannot be changed
Activity is read only. To edit this activity, add it to your project

Environment

SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer, SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Select Overview view;
  3. Search for activity XYZ (where XYZ represents any activity)
  4. Select Edit or select Change Immediately
  5. You see the message

Cause

The message is displayed due to one of the below reasons:

1. You do not have an Open project (with Status as Started) on your tenant

2. The activity XYZ is not added to the Change Project

Resolution

1. If you do not have an Open project (with Status as Started) on your tenant, create a Change Project and add the fine-tuning activity XYZ to the Change Project to Edit the activity.

2. To edit the activity XYZ from an existing Change Project, you need to follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center
  2. Select Implementation Projects view
  3. Highlight the Change Project and select Open Activity List
  4. Show All Activities
  5. Select the Fine-Tune tab
  6. Search for activity XYZ
  7. Select Add to Project button

Keywords

Activity is read only, read only, settings cannot be changed, business configuration, open activity, edit activity, overview, Change Immediately , KBA , charts of accounts , activity is read-only , settings cannot be changed , activity is read only , AP-RC-BCT , Business Config. Tools (SAP Business ByDesign , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions ; SAP Cloud for Customer all versions