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2664996 - While Creating Project Invoice Request You See No Time and Expenses in Step 4

Symptom

In Step 4 of Project invoice request you see no Time and expenses and when you click on check button you get below error.

Error message: Release of project invoice request not possible. Quantity of all project invoice request items is zero.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Project Management work center
  2. Click on Not Invoiced Time and Expenses
  3. Search for all Projects
  4. Select the respective project
  5. Click on button new and choose manual invoice request
  6. Click on next and enter all necessary details and go to step 4
  7. Click on check button

Cause

Reason 1:

In the first step of creation of project invoice request

You have a field called Time and Expenses From/To with two fields.

By default, Field To date is always filled automatically with current date (Provided the  field above this field called Restrict time and expenses value chosen as Specific date)

The time confirmation provision date has to be within the Time and Expenses To date / should be as per the Restrict time and expenses type chosen and the corresponding Time and Expenses From/To date.

Reason 2:

In the third step of project invoice request you might have many items of sales orders which don't have not invoiced time and expenses currently and ignoring them you have moved to step 4 where you get error.

Steps to find the provision date of time recordings:

  • Go to Project Management work center
  • Click on Not Invoiced Time and Expenses
  • Search for all Projects
  • Click on Edit Time and Expenes
  • You can see a column called provision date for each entry

Resolution

In Step 1 of project invoice request chose the Time and Expenses From/To date and Restrict time and expenses type considering the provision date of Time recordings done.

also in step 3 remove all sales order items that do not have not invoiced time and expenses currently.

 

Keywords

No Time and Expenses,Unable to create project invoice request , KBA , SRD-PRO-INV , Projects Customer Invoicing , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions