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2286689 - Quality Documents In a Purchase Order


You want to know how to add Quality Documents for a product in a purchase order.


You have added Quality Documents for a line item with required product in a purchase order but nothing happens. It shows No Records Found under attachmenst tab.


You got information message Quality documents attached; view documents in Attachments tab however you don not find any documents under  any attachments tab.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to Common Tasks View.
  3. Select New Purchase Order sub view and enter required details.
  4. Choose View All and enter line item using Add Row option.
  5. Select relevant line item and choose Quality Documents via Attach option.
  6.  You found no documents under header attachments tab


This is a pre-determined SCM attachments. These are configured in the Quality Planning View under Inspection Plans Work Center with required Product and Supplier.
Only if you have any documents with Document Type :Technical Delivery Terms or Quality Assurance Agreement maintained in created Inspection Plan, only those can be automatically attached to purchase orders or purchase contracts using Attach option for a Line Item.


  1. Go to the Quality Planning work center.
  2. Select the New Inspection Plan link under Common tasks.
  3. A window opens. Fill inspection type as Receiving inspection - supplier delivery and inspection scope as required.
  4. Enter relevant Product and Supplier details.
  5. Choose the Next button in the guided activity.
  6. You could see the Attachments tab.
  7. Now choose Add File and select Document Type as Quality Assurance Agreement or Technical Delivery Terms.
  8. Select Finish.
  9. Now when you choose Quality Documents via Attach option in a purchase order.
  10. System displays message : Item 1: Quality documents attached; view documents in Attachments tab.
  11. You can see those Quality Attachments at Item Level Attachments tab in a purchase order.

See Also

Inspection Plan, Technical Delivery Terms or Quality Assurance Agreement , Quality documents, purchase order, header attachments


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