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1926040 - Cannot Create Recurring Purchase Orders


You want to create a purchase order for a recurring expenses such as telephone bill. You can see a functionality to create a recurring invoice. There is no way or functionality to create a recurring purchase order that stays open from month to month.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Go to the Recurring Invoices view.
  3. You can see this functionality in Supplier Invoice.
  4. Now go to the Purchase Requests and Order work center.
  5. No options to create Recurring Purchase Order.


In the current release, the functionality is available with Recurring Invoices only and Recurring Purchase Orders is a new  requirement. Hence the feature will be considered for a future release of SAP Business ByDesign.


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


SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1802