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2348181 - Partner function with deletion flag/block does not appear in purchasing documents - SAP ERP & SAP S/4HANA.


When using partner functions other than ‘RS’ = ‘IP’ (Invoicing party) in purchasing document like Purchase Order, Contract, Scheduling Agreement, Request for Quotation and despite the given partner being flagged in Vendor Master as Blocked or Deleted (for general selection/purchase organization/purchasing data in tables LFA1/LFB1/LFM1/LFM2) it is expected to see the partner function in the document.

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Blocking/Unblocking and Flagging/Unflagging for deletion:
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Setting up a Purchasing block:
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  • Materials Management (MM)
  • SAP ERP Central 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 S/4HANA 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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