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1962414 - Technical key not shown in Document Type field of PO or PR


Technical key is not displayed in the "Order Type" / "Document type" field of Purchase Order or Purchase Requisition in transaction ME2xN / ME5xN.

For example: In ME21N, the "Order Type" field shows options like "Standard PO" (description only) but does not show keys e.g. "NB" in the dropdown list. This might cause the problem that user does not know which order type should be selected if there are many order types with same description like "Standard PO".



  • Materials Management (MM)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7
  • SAP ERP Core Component
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA


SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 Enterprise all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions


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