In this blog post you will get to know about Issues related to Text Determination in delivery and billing. 

 

Usually in sales process where in text determination procedure is used for updating the text in sales order, delivery and billing, it is observed that below are the common issues faced by many customers

 

Ø  Text from the sales document header is copied to Delivery line item

Ø  Text from the sales document header is copied to Billing Line item

Ø  Update debit memo Request text using API

Ø  Text field not displayed in outbound delivery for item cat.

 

Blog Applicability

 

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release

2005

 

Target Audience

Business Users, Key Users, Consultants

Target Industry

Any

What is text determination

Text determination can be used to exchange the information via documents updated by end users. Text can be created for objects like customer master, sales document header and item, billing document header and item as well as condition records.

Text can be customer text, sales text, item note, packing note etc. SAP uses condition technique to determine text , can be used in Print out as well .

 

Business benefit

 

·       Faster resolution of Text issue in sales documents

·       How system check/update the text in various sales documents  

Issue details

 

Ø  Text from the sales document header is copied to Delivery line item

Ø  Text from the sales document header is copied to Billing Line item

 

 

Solution

Sales Document text are copied to delivery and billing item text as per standard behavior, till the time text determination is done at item level.

As of now there is no solution for the same in cloud, as currently there is no SSCUI for Item Text Determination available. List of text determination procedure available as of now, as given in screen shot

 

 

Example: Sales document is created, where in text is updated as shown bellow

Go to item text and update the text


 

Now create the billing document of the same, since the above sales document is debit memo request , we can directly create the billing document to check the text updation at line item level

Open the create billing document app 

And create the billing document for sales document – 70000001 , created above

Now open the item text





Now we can see all the 3 text maintained at sales document level is now automatically update in billing item text .

Similar the text is updated in delivery document as well , note provided can be referred for details .

 

Ø  . Update debit memo Request text using API

 

As of 2005, it will be available to use an external system to create, read, update, and delete texts on header or on item level while using Debit Memo Request (A2X).

 

Details link is shared

https://help.sap.com/viewer/03c04db2a7434731b7fe21dca77440da/2005.500/en-US/e7f50d9ea49d49c7a428da494fce2c44.html

 

Ø  Text field not displayed in outbound delivery for item cat.

 

Since there is not SSCUI for text determination for delivery item cat, this is not possible to update material sales text of item, in delivery.

Example: item cat CBAB material sales text is updated in sales order item but not update in delivery

 

Solution: Hotfix is updated as required for the same configuration.

Related SAP Note / Links

 

2763984 - Header level text appears at item level in S/4HANA Cloud

https://help.sap.com/viewer/03c04db2a7434731b7fe21dca77440da/2005.500/en-US/e7f50d9ea49d49c7a428da494fce2c44.html