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1669110 - How to Define Rules on Company Level for Purchase Order During Form Template Selection


You cannot find any relevant parameter to influence the form template selection for purchase order in the view Input and Output Management of the work center Application and User Management. For other business documents (e.g. Sales Order), you can  find parameter settings such as Organizational Unit. Furthermore, you checked in the Business Configuration work center and you could not find any relevant Fine-Tune activity.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Application and User Management work center.
  2. Go to the Input and Output Management view.
  3. Go to the Form Template Selection.
  4. Choose Show Rules For: Created Purchase Order and choose Go.
  5. Mark the form template Purchase Order and choose Edit.
  6. Under Parameter Settings, there are no setting on Company or Org Unit level.


This is the current scope of the solution. Only the parameter setting Interactive Form is available on Purchase Order.


We are considering adding new parameters in a future release. Until then you need to use the Form Master Templates to default forms according to the companies you defined in your system:

  1. Go to the Application and User Management work center.
  2. Go to the Business Flexibility view.
  3. Go to the Master template Maintenance subview.
  4. Choose Show: Form Master Templates and then Go.
  5. Choose New or Copy to define a new form master template.
  6. Maintain the logo, header, footer, e-mail disclaimer, etc... according to your needs.
  7. Choose Save and Close.
  8. Once you defined a template, mark it and choose Assign Companies.


KBA , purchase order , sales order , form template selection , AP-RC-FF , Forms Flexibility , How To


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