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3058814 - Substitution in Segment field is not working for CO Journal entries


You have defined substitution for segment, substitution works for FI posting, but for CO journal entries, the segment is not substituted, it gets derived from profit center master data.


SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Define segment substitution in app Custom Fields and Logic.
  2. Post CO related posting.
  3. Check the segment in generated posting.


In Cloud environment, it is standard behavior that the segment from profit center master data has higher priority than substitution for cost and revenue postings.  


It is by design that the segment is not substituted for cost and revenue postings.


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