2508065 - The Meals per Diems Link is Deactivated in an Expense Report

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2508065 - The Meals per Diems Link is Deactivated in an Expense Report

Symptom

You cannot enter Meals per Diems. If you create an Expense Report, the Meals per Diems Link: Deduct Free Meals is deactivated.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Travel and Expenses Work Center.
  2. Select Expense Reports View.
  3. Show All Expense Reports, find the relevant Expense Report.
  4. Highlight the relevant Report ID and press Edit.
  5. You can see that Under Per Diems, the link Deduct Free Meals is deactivated.

Cause

In the Adaptation mode the checkbox Meals is not activated therefore the link is not visible. Activate the checkbox and then the link becomes visible.

Resolution

Solution 1:

  1. Go to Travel and Expenses Work Center.
  2. Select Expense Report View.
  3. Show All Expense Reports, find the relevant Expense Report.
  4. Highlight the relevant Report ID and press Edit.
  5. Click Adapt - Enter Adaptation Mode.
  6. Press Yes and then select Ok.
  7. Click Adapt - Edit Screen.
  8. Press on Per Diems.
  9. Under Fields select checkbox Meals under column (visible).
  10. Press Publish twice.
  11. The link Deduct Free Meals should now be editable.

Solution 2:

Delete the already created Expense Report by the auditor and create a new Expense Report. In the new Expense Report the link should be enabled.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-FIN-ERM , Travel and Expense Management , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions