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2681233 - System Failed to Update the Purchase Order Currency Based on Company ID

Symptom

You as a buyer responsible creating purchase order and system defaults your company and currency details automatically. Now if you change the company details which has a different currency, system does not change the currency based on company ID

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center
  2. Go to the Common Tasks and select New Purchase Order
  3. System defaults the Company ID and Currency details
  4. Now change the Company details
  5. System will not change the Currency

Cause

System always default the currency from user who logged in to the system. Based on the user details, system picks the Company and it will default the Company currency. Later if user manually change the company details, system will not change the currency to new company currency which user does not belong to. Once currency is determined, system will not change or update the currency. This is a standard behavior

Resolution

This can be taken as a new request and kindly post the requirement in Influence site (https://influence.sap.com/feedback)

As a work around, please change the currency manually in purchase order from the below steps before ordering

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center
  2. Go to the Common Tasks and select New Purchase Order
  3. System defaults the Company ID and Currency details
  4. Now change the Company and Currency details
  5. Save the Purchase Order

Keywords

Default currency for purchase order , KBA , company currency in purchase order , default currency for purchase order , AP-POP-PO , Purchase Order , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign 1805 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1808 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1811