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2669673 - Error "This action is only possible after saving" when using the App "Create Technical Object"


  •  Error "This action is only possible after saving" occurs when trying to install in the App "Create Technical Object"
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  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Asset Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open App Create Technical Object
  2. Select 'Equipment' in the dropdown menu for Technical Object Type 
  3. Press F4 on the Field "Technical Object Category".
  4. Select Equipment Category M
  5. Press Continue
  6. Navigate to the tab "Location Data"
  7. Input a plant in the field "Maintenance Plant"
  8. Select the Menu option "Change Structure"
  9. Press Install
  10. Error "This action is only possible after saving"


System works as Designed


Please save before trying to Install


EAMS_WDA_TECHOBJ_OIF (EAMS_WDA_TECHOBJ_OIF_CFG_V2) , KBA , EP-PCT-MAN-MW , BP for Maintenance Worker , PM-FIO , Fiori User Interface (UI) for PM , EP-PCT-MAN-MW-2CL , BP for Maintenance Worker (Public Cloud) , Problem


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