SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2604861 - You are Reciving an Error While Creating Customer-Defined Document Types.

Symptom

You have tried defining a customer defined document type beginning with the letter Z and see the error below
Error : ZXXXXXX is not a valid value for this field. Enter a valid value.

Reproducing the Issue

  • Go to the Business Configuration workcenter.
  • Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  • Select the Current Project.
  • Click on Open Activity List.
  • Select Fine Tune.
  • Search and open activity Customer-defined document types for attachments.
  • Select Add Row
  • Enter the Document Type Code as ZXXXXXX (where XXXXXX is the type code value)

You will see that there is an error.

Cause

Customer-defined document types for attachments supports upto 5 characters in the type code definition including Z. Any type code definition value entered by you, if exceeds the permissible limit , will result in the error.

Resolution

This is the expected system behavior.

Keywords

Document Type Code attachments limit characters , KBA , business configuration , activity , error , document types , AP-RC-BCT , Business Config. Tools (SAP Business ByDesign , LOD-CRM-PRO , Products , LOD-CRM-ACT , Activities , LOD-LE-CQP , Customer Quote Processing , LOD-LE-CQP-CO , Lean Sales Orders , How To

Product

SAP Cloud for Customer add-ins all versions