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2509563 - How does substitution work in workflow


Create a substitution (SBWP or My Inbox) between User A -> User B, then create a substitution between User B -> User C. User C does not see User A's work items/ documents.



  • SAP Business Workflow
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4 HANA
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


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