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2857826 - Exploded BOM not updated when reconfiguring a Product in the App 'Simulate Configuration Models'


The Components of an Exploded BOM are not updated / refreshed after updating characteristic values in the App   'Simulate Configuration Models'

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  • Advanced Variant Configuration
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud -All versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the App 'Simulate Configuration Models'
  2. Search for a saved Configuration Simulation or click button "Create New Simulation"
  3. On the "characteristic value assignment" screen , valuate the characteristics
  4. The BOM is exploded in the Configuration Structure according to the configuration valuations made.
  5. Change the characteristic values so a new BOM with its components is updated
  6. Press Enter
  7. Nothing is updated / changed


After updating the characteristic valuation , the BOM needs to be manually re-exploded for the changes to be considered


Press the button Re-explode Button


See Also

Simulate Configuration Models


KBA , LO-VCH-FIO-SIM , Simulation environment of VC on HANA , LO-MD-BOM , Bills of Material , LO-VCH-FIO-SIM-2CL , Simulation environment of VC on HANA (Public Cloud) , How To


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