|Can any one tell me what is MM closing and what is FI closing?
How can I know if period is closed?
MM closing means that you can not post materials document. In MM area
you have two open periods current and previous.
FI open period (ob52) allow to post FI documents. As I know you can
allow postings for some accounts - for example forbid material accounts
for previous period in order to prevent MM posting until you finish all
You can attach manually any document to PO without using Document Management System ( DMS ) in SAP 4.6C.
But you cannot attach document while you create PO in T/Code ME21N
Note: This is only information for internal or you can print separately this document for sending to vendor ( fax ) System will not print automatically along PO print out.
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What is the difference between Blanket Purchase Order and the Framework Order?
In general the Blanket POs are used for consumable materials such as
Xerorx papers with a short text (does not need to have Master Record) with
Item Category ' B' i.e.limit, where in the PO validity period as well as
the limits are to be mentioned for the simplicity of procurement.The doc
type is 'FO' (Framework Order).
I have two issues:
2) Source List: I have checked 'Source List' In Purchasing view of MMR...Have two vendors for this material for which source list is also maintained(ME01)....While creating PO..the system takes by default the first vendor....I tried to assign the second vendor (made sure that validity period are in range)..but couldn't do so...Can you suggest how the system will tell me to select one of the vendor I want to assign to the PO.
1. For Auto PO , yo should proceed as follows:
2.* Check if the assigned Source in PR is not fixed in Source List.
Why system giving me only warning message instead of error message when I am trying to make GR with a material which already tick for deletion flag. Is there any configuration mistake?
Through OMCQ , set message no M7 430 for error.
When I want to settle Framework order. On Information
Text, I had a message "Invoicing plan: No message was found for partner
100454/company code 2000" I had investigate that error on message determination
and still the
According to SAP Notes, when an invoicing plan is settled, you can create
a document/e-mail or etc to notify your supplier or internal personnel.
The IMG setting (SAP 4.7) can be set in Material Mgmt --> Logistic Invoice
Verification --> Message determination.
Have any one you done this in IM: Inactivating the standard
Movement Types. Say for eg. I don't want to end user to use this
MType 501- Receipt without ref to PO.
You can delete the accounts assignments which are used for 501 movement type, in T030 table. Transaction code is OBYC.
1. Use transaction OMJJ
Ashok K P
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