With the app Output Parameter Determination, you can define default output settings for specific business objects, for example, purchase orders. Output settings include, for example, an output channel, a recipient, or a form template. For more details refer Output Parameter Determination. As an administrator you can make the following configurations specific to purchase orders in the app Output Parameter Determination:

  1. Open the app Output Parameter Determination
  2. Select Purchase Order in the Show Rules section
  3. Select the Determination Step and there field-value pair as mentioned in below tables:
Determination Step Field Value
1. Output Type    
  Document Type "NB" or "NB2" as per requirement
  Output Type "PURCHASE_ORDER"
  Dispatch Time "Immediately" or "Scheduled" as per requirement

Example: 

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2. Receiver    
  Output Type "PURCHASE_ORDER"
  Role "LF"
  Exclusive Indicator True/False as per requirement

Example:

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3. Channel    
  Output Type "PURCHASE_ORDER"
  Role "LF"
  Recipient Supplier Number (Optional)
  Channel Channel name like Print, Email, EDI, XML, etc.
  Exclusive Indicator True/False as per requirement

Example:

Channel.JPG

4. Printer Setting    
  Output Type "PURCHASE_ORDER"
  Role "LF"
  Recipient Supplier Number (optional)
  Purchasing Organization Name of Purchasing Organization (optional)
  Print Queue "DEFAULT"
  Number of copies "1","2", etc. as per requirement

Example:

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5. Email Recipient    
  Output Type "PURCHASE_ORDER"
  Role "LF"
  Recipient Supplier Number (optional)
  Email Type Code "To", "Cc", "Bcc", etc. as per requirement
  Email Address Email address of recipient as per requirement

Example:

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6. Email Settings    
  Output Type "PURCHASE_ORDER"
  Role "LF"
  Recipient Supplier Number (optional) 
  Sender Email Email address of sender as per requirement
  Email Template Standard template("MM_PUR_PO_DEFAULT_TEMPLATE") or custom email template as per requirement

Example:

Email setting.JPG

7. Form Template    
  Output Type "PURCHASE_ORDER"
  Role "LF"
  Recipient Supplier Number (optional)
  Channel Channel name like Print or Email
  Sender Country As per requirement (optional)
  Receiver Country As per requirement (optional)
  Recipient Language As per requirement (optional)
  Form Template Standard Template(MM_PUR_PURCHASE_ORDER) or custom form template as per requirement
  Form Language As per requirement (optional)

Example:

Form Template1.JPG

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8. Output Relevance    
  Output Type "PURCHASE_ORDER"
  Relevance Indicator True/False as per requirement

Example:

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List of Determination Steps that need to be maintained for the output channels:

Channel Determination Step
Output Type Receiver Channel Printer Settings Email Recipient Email Settings Form Template Output Relevance
Print Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Optional Optional Mandatory Optional
Email Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Optional Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Optional
XML Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
EDI Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional

Notes: 

  • The Form Template will contain name of the print form template that is used in Print and Email channels.
  • Fields like Recipient, Purchasing Organization, Sender Country, Recipient Counter, etc. act as filters for various determination steps.
  • Value mentioned in double quotes (in the above tables) are fixed, these values cannot be changed for the purchase order business object. 
  • The step Output Relevance is optional. If the step is missing or not configured, then also the purchase order output will be triggered.