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2457051 - Error Message "Invoices not released; Approvals cannot be scoped" While Merging a Change Project


When you merge a change project, merge fails with below error message:

Invoices not released; Approvals cannot be scoped

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select Implementations Projects view.
  3. Select the change project and select Open Activity List button
  4. Go to Go Live tab
  5. Open the merge activity and start the merge


The reason for this error is you are trying to scope the question Do you want to set up approval process for manual customer invoices and credit memos?, but there are open Invoice(s) exists in the system.


If you want to scope this question then you need to complete all the Manual invoices and Credit Memos created in the system. This can be verified in Customer Invoicing work center, Invoice Documents view.


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