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2936826 - Automatically Determined Discounts Are Deleted When Manual Discount is Added


  • Your create a sales order with line items for which a product discount can be determined in the system.
  • You want to add another discount for some of the line items.
  • When creating a new product discount, the determined discounts are deleted. 


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Reproducing the Issue

  • Pre-requisite: Have a Discount list to determine product discounts.
  1. Create a sales order with line items for which a product discount is determined.
  2. Navigate to the Pricing and Invoicing tab.
  3. Add Row under one of the products.
  4. Select Product Discount.

A new product discount is generated, but the previously determined discount is deleted.


  • You have selected "Manual entry has priority" in your Configure Price Strategy business configuration activity.



When "Manual entry has priority" is selected, then a newly added discount will overwrite the previously determined discounts.

You can adjust the activity by leaving the field empty:

  1. Navigate to the Business Configuration workcenter.
  2. Open the Configure Price Strategy activity.
  3. Select Pricing Procedure.
  4. For Step 11 change the Manual Change Control field to blank.

See Also

How to Restrict the Change of the List Price Field in a Sales Document


  Configure Price Strategy, Discount, Remove, Replace, Manual, Preisstrategie, Rabatt, Ersetzen, Löschen , KBA , AP-PRC-PC , Calculation , Problem


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