2580384 - Products With Item Group Expense-Fixed Price Without Actuals not Supported

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2580384 - Products With Item Group Expense-Fixed Price Without Actuals not Supported

Symptom

When adding an expense in a sales order the following error occurs: 'Products with item group Expense - fixed price without actuals not supported'.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Sales Orders work center.
  2. Select the Sales Orders view.
  3. Click on the New button and select the Sales Order option.
  4. Enter the respective account and organizational data.
  5. Navigate to the Items tab.
  6. Select the value help for the Product field.
  7. Search for Product ID XYZ (XYZ represents the ID of the expense item).
  8. The following information is displayed and the expense item does not appear in the list: No records found.
  9. When you enter XYZ manually in the Product field the following error occurs: 'Item ABC (ABC represents the Item ID): Products with item group Expense - fixed price without actuals not supported'.

Cause

Item type XFIX - Expense - fixed price without actuals cannot be added in the sales order because XFIX - Expense - fixed price without actuals is not included in the solution scope.
The scoping question Do you intend to invoice expenses based on receipts, that result from selling services, directly from the sales order using a fixed price?' is not active in scoping.

Resolution

  1. Got to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select the Implementation Project view.
  3. Select the First Implementation project and press the Edit Project Scope button.
  4. Navigate to Step 4 Questions using the Next button.
  5. Drill down to the Scoping Element Sales -> Product and Service Portfolio for Sales -> Sell Services.
  6. The following question has to be activated if you want to use item type XFIX - Expense - fixed price without actuals:
    Do you intend to invoice expenses based on receipts, that result from selling services, directly from the sales order using a fixed price?
  7. Activate the question.
  8. Navigate to Step 5 Review and press the Finish button.
  9. You are now able to add the expense item to the sales order.

Please Note: The Question “Do you intend to invoice expenses based on receipts that result from sales or services, taking actual costs from the service confirmation?” has to be activated if you want to use item type XACT - Expense - time and material.

Keywords

XFIX, XACT, Expense, , KBA , AP-SLO-SO , Sales Order , Problem

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