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2867507 - Purchase Order is not Created Automatically from Purchase Request

Symptom

You have created a shopping cart and follow up Purchase request is created from it, now you are expecting a purchase order to be created automatically from this Purchase Request but it was not created.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase Requests and Orders work center
  2. Select Purchase Requests view
  3. Search for the respective Purchase request
  4. Select the Purchase request and click View All
  5. Navigate to Document Flow tab
  6. The Purchase Order is not yet created from the Purchase request automatically

Cause

You have not scoped the following question in Business Configuration: "Do you want purchase orders to be created automatically from purchase requests?"

Resolution

Please scope the respective question and then you will get this option under Purchase Requests and Orders->Common Tasks view "Define Automatic Creation of Purchase Orders". Here you can define different creation options for purchase order.

Keywords

Automatic creation of purchase order, Purchase Requests , KBA , automatic creation of purchase order , scoping question , AP-POP-PO , Purchase Order , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions