SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

1889170 - Unable to Search Product Using Extension Field Text


In the New Purchase Order screen, when you search for the product using the extension field description system does not give any search results for the product ID.

You want  to know how to perform search using the extension field description.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Select the New Purchase Order link under Common Tasks.
  3. Fill in the required fields, select the Add Row button, under the Product Description column enter the description of the extension field.
  4. The search does not display any results there.


In the current release of SAP Business ByDesign system, it is not possible to search for the product ID using the extension fields description.

You can use the Product Description maintained for the product while doing the search for the product in the New Purchase order screen instead of using an extension field description.


KBA , extension field , AP-PRP , Purchase Request Processing , How To


SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1302 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1305 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711 ; SAP Business ByDesign feature pack 4.0