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2338159 - How to Default Purchasing Unit & Buyer Responsible in Purchase Requests Document

Symptom

You want to default buyer responsible and purchasing unit for the purchase requests document.

Resolution

In order to enable the defaulting of purchasing unit and buyer responsible for purchase requests, you have to configure the scoping question - Do you want to define defaulting of Purchasing Unit and Buyer Responsible for Purchase Requests and Orders?

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view & select Edit Project Scope.
  3. Navigate to Scoping Questions.
  4. Select the scoping element Purchasing & expand Purchase Request and Order Management.
  5. Select Purchase Requests element.
  6. Select the question for the group Defaulting of Parties.
  7. Do you want to define defaulting of Purchasing Unit and Buyer Responsible for Purchase Requests and Orders? Yes.

After scoping the business option, you should define the default action for the employee responsible and purchasing units in the fine-tuning activities.

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select Open Activity List.
  4. Navigate to Fine Tuning.
  5. Select the activity Involved Parties for Purchase Requests and Orders.
  6. Select Involved Parties for Purchase Requests link.
  7. Here you can define Party Roles.

Party Roles Determination Rule:

The rules applicable for buyer responsible for automatic creation are:

  1. Employee Work Distribution settings for Purchase Requests and Orders.
  2. Creator of Purchase Request (Approver of Shopping cart, Project Purchase request, Purchase proposal).
  3. Any employee from purchasing unit (Provided Purchasing Unit is determined).

The rule applicable for purchasing unit for automatic creation is:

  1. Organizational Work Distribution Rules for Purchase Requests and Orders.
  2. Select Save and Close.

Keywords

KBA , AP-SLO , Sales Order Processing , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1802 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711