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2046119 - Use of the "Total Net Value Change percentage’ condition in PO reapproval.


A new condition ‘Total Net Value Change percentage’  for approval in purchase order is provided to control the re-approval based on Net value change.

If this condition is used to control the approval then it should not be used as the only condition in a group. It should always be used in combination with some other condition like "Total Net Value" in the group.

If the condition ‘Total Net Value Change percentage’ is used as the only condition in a group then there will be a discrepancy in the results in case of purchase orders which are being sent to the supplier for the first time.



Reproducing the Issue

Edit the approval process for Purchase orders :

  • Open Application and User Management work center
  • Under task Distribution header, Open Approval Process view.
  • Copy existing approval process for Purchase Orders.

Select the condition: "Total Net Value Change Percentage" and select the chosen operator and percentage values.

You also need to add and define another condition in the same condition group, for example : "Total Net Value" for the system to correctly apply the condition.


KBA , LOD-CRM-EMP , Employee , Product Enhancement


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