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1506294 - Cannot reopen a purchase order with status Canceled


You have mistakenly canceled a purchase order (PO). You cannot revoke the cancellation.


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Reproducing the Issue

1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
2. Go to the Purchase Orders view and select a PO with status Canceled. There you have no possibilities to reopen the PO.
3. Press the Edit button to open the PO in edit mode. There you have no possibilities to reopen the PO.


It is not possible to reopen a PO after it was canceled.


You can recreate an identical PO using the Copy function in the Purchase Orders view.
Before you need to cancel the follow-up documents for the canceled PO and complete all the associated tasks.
To find the follow-up documents, open the canceled PO and go to the Document Flow tab.
To find any associated tasks, open the Application and User Manangement work center, select the Task Distribution view, select the Business Task Management sub-view.


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