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3129737 - SAP Business ByDesign 2111 Hotfix Collection 2 Information


Following is the list of fixes* delivered with the Hotfix collection 2 performed in 2111 release of SAP Business ByDesign.

The Hotfix collection is planned to be deployed to tenants during the respective planned maintenance window on/after the 11th of December. Please check the planned maintenance downtime window of your tenant from the Service Control Center.


SAP Business ByDesign 2111 HFC 2


Cross - Area Topic

Business Configuration Tools

  • Internal logging functions have been enhanced for remote merge of Business Configuration change projects. (Hotfix ID: 1000012995)

Business Partner

  • In the private account UI of the SAP Cloud Application Studio, it is now possible to add your own embedded component under the section, 'Tax Data'. (Hotfix ID: 4500015801)

Business Task Management

  • The step name for multi-step approval process was not visible in Managing My Area screen for Approval Task. With the fix provided, step name is now visible. (Hotfix ID: 1000015345. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

UI Client

  • In Reports, the issue with the missing icons such as the calendar, value help, and down arrows have now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500014514)
  • The following issues have now been fixed:
    • Empty value on tooltip of annotation
    • The number of visible rows for a table on pop-ups was different.
    • In any Advanced List Pane, if you move the horizontal scroll bar up or down (if it was visible) to reduce/increase the number of rows shown, the scroll bar was disappearing when you move it halfway up a row. (Hotfix ID: 1000016222)
  • The following issues have been fixed:
    • Managing My Area Approval due date is not the same as Approval due date when you enter the specific document for approval.
    • The new Drag and Drop feature for attachments was not present on all work centers.
    • The tables were appearing in different colors making it difficult to read.
    • When using the print function on an opportunity, multiple header records on the PDF were seen, instead of the single line that used to exist.
    • When updating the deviating cost assignment to include the intercompany task on an expense report, there was an SAP internal error. (Hotfix ID: 1000011506)
  • In Microsoft Teams Application for SAP Business ByDesign, it was not possible to click the Save button after the object or object list was selected. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000014526. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Application errors in the Overview screen of the Project Management work center have now been resolved. (Hotfix ID: 1000015277. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Google Maps Mashup was failing due to issues. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000016300)
  • When using the value help to search for a keyword in the Hebrew UI, the pop-up suggestion list was not displayed. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000012575. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The mobile app version of SAP Business ByDesign is now consistent with the desktop version. (Hotfix ID: 1000016041. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • The following issues have now been fixed.
    • In any Advanced List Pane, if you move the horizontal scroll bar up to reduce, then the scroll bar was disappearing when you move it halfway up a row.
    • When accessing SAP Business ByDesing using the browser, Safari (version 15), the work center menus were appearing blank or broken. (Hotfix ID: 1000013638)

Analytics Tools & Frameworks

  • In case, a Non-SAP standard language is implemented, the relative selects were not correctly working. With this fix, in case a translation is missing, the English translation is now used as fallback. (Hotfix ID: 1000012207)

Key User Translation

  • With the fix provided, critical business features are introduced to the Language Adaptation Tool (LAT) which increase the scope of language coverage with LAT significantly. The new elements introduced are:
    • In LAT, when collecting message texts for translation, selection of a new flag 'Get All Messages' result in the collection of all user relevant system messages available, into a single text pool. It is advised for reasons of easier handling going forward, to create one text pool where messages are exclusively translated and collected and not include message collection into multiple text pools.
    • Texts in tiles contained in the overview/quick link pages are now included in LAT. This implies that the quick link texts are all covered as well as most of the tile header titles. Some limitations exist if tiles contain analytical report data, and these tiles may not yet be fully translated.
    • In the closing cockpit, the list of task type/activity names that are proposed by the system at the creation of a new closing cockpit activity (created anew without reference to existing closing cockpit activities) is now translated with LAT. (Hotfix ID:4500014976)

SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation

  • You cannot subscribe/unsubscribe to IRPA application if you have activated or requested a restore point from your tenant, or if you do not have a valid user license for SAP Business ByDesign. (Hotfix ID: 4500011779, 4500016070)
  • In IRPA Provisioning, a mandatory check for email ID is now applicable only for a business user and not for a technical user. (Hotfix ID: 1000016140. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.) 


  • This issue with the field, 'Tax Exemption Reason' during migration of supplier data has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000016321)


Customer Relationship Management

Product Category Hierarchy

  • The Product Category ID for entitlement products has been PSM read-released. This enables you to change the Product Category ID in bulk by using OData as there is no mass data maintenance for entitlement products. (Hotfix ID: 4500014621)

Service Desk

  • The Country dialing code was not editable while trying to update the phone number of a Buyer party through service request A2X. This has been fixed by excluding the changes for country dialing code as it gets determined based on the country in Business Configuration fine-tuning activity. (Hotfix ID: 1000016900)

Customer Invoice

  • When the shipping condition entered in a sales order was copied to an invoice request, it was resulting in an error due to missing incoterms and the status was changing to inconsistent. This has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000014906)


  • It is no longer possible to provide UoM characteristics such as weight, volume, length, width, and height for sales kit headers. (Hotfix ID: 1000015205. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Customer Contract

  • In a customer contract, any change to the Customer Contract ID of an item was not getting updated in the Revenue Accounting Contract (RAC). This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000013115)


Financial Management

Financial Accounting

  • Sales orders were failing after coming to Accounting due to a memory issue and the Outbound Delivery and Third-Party Delivery Notifications were not getting released in the system. This issue is fixed now. (Hotfix ID 1000012166. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Processing a retry on a failed message was resulting in an application error on the Message Monitor. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000012779)
  • The fix provided corrects the Switzerland QR Bill attributes mapping for the supplier invoice scanning scenario. (Hotfix ID: 1000015024)
  • The issue with user authorization in Central Bank Reporting -> Determine Central Bank Codes, has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000011333. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)


  • The Venezuelan Bolívar Soberano (VES) is now redenominated by removing six zeros from the denominations. A new currency code VED/926 representing the new valuation (1,000,000 times old VES/928) was introduced in October 2021 for any internal needs during the redenomination process but is not replacing VES as the official currency code. The Central Bank of Venezuela is not adopting the new codes in the local system and VES/928 remains in use. The actual currency code VES/928 remains the valid code from 1 October 2021, for use in any future transactions to indicate the redenominated Bolívar Soberano. Until further notice, VES/928 and VED/926 remain on the 'List one: Currency, fund and precious metal codes'. (Hotfix ID: 1000016040)

Treasury Intelligence Solutions

  • In the Treasury Intelligence Solutions (TIS) XML Payment batch file for Ukraine, the reason code is no longer defaulted to '999999'. (Hotfix ID: 4500014443)

Expense Report

  • It was not possible to use the business object ERM_EXPENSE_REPORT, node ITINERARY_SEGMENT, field STY_LOC_EXP_REP_PER_DIM_REG in the Partner Development Infrastructure (PDI) solution as its subcomponents, LIST_ID and CONTENT had not been released for public write access yet. These are now released with the fix provided. (Hotfix ID: 4500014765)
  • You can now use custom tax code in Expense Reporting for United Kingdom (UK) by scoping the question, 'Custom Tax code Configuration in Expense Report-United Kingdom'. Note that, only those tax codes created with the tax events already supported for UK are visible in the Expense Reports. (Hotfix ID: 1000014225)


  • The fix provided avoids the locking of the copy of Sales and Service Document for Accounting during Actual Cost Allocation run. (Hotfix ID: 4500013558)
  • Goods and activity confirmations can be processed along with product specification even after scoping Consignment in the system. (Hotfix ID: 1000014108)

Payment Processing

  • Issues related to Excel export for change log of Outgoing Bank Transfer payment method have now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 4500016050)
  • The fix provided ensures that, the inclusion of Addenda Record in the US ACH CCD/PPD file format does not cause any inconsistency when the files are submitted to the banks for processing. (Hotfix ID: 1000015935. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Payment File Format

  • For Japan, in case of the company name was updated, for domestic / foreign payment file format, the updated company name was not always reflected during the payment file generation. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000012073)

Payment Card

  • The Digital Payment add-on, which is available on select systems (controlled availability) was having a problem during the card registration. The currency code for the PSP determination was not passed to the Digital Payment system due to which the merchant was not determined. This issue has now been fixed by passing the currency code. (Hotfix ID: 1000016681)

Payment Management

  • With this fix, the system retrieves the valid Employee Identification Number in the US CCD/CTX payment file. (Hotfix ID: 1000016840)
  • The Payment document was showing the incorrect status in the Payment Monitor view of the Payment Management work center when the payment is sent for a cancellation approval. This issue was occurring only for the outgoing payment methods (e.g., Bank Transfers) and has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000015714)
  • For Israel, the fix provided includes general improvements and correction for the amount spelling in the printing of the Outgoing Check and Bank-to-Bank Transfer forms. Both forms now get the amount spelled with proper concatenated words (if applicable for a language) between integer and decimal word parts, and the currency sub-unit text gets added automatically in the form itself depending on the language and payment currency. In the Outgoing Check form, the hidden label for adding the currency sub-unit text has been removed and is now contained in the script-logic directly itself including language and currency dependency. Furthermore, the Outgoing Check form for country Israel was improved with respect to layout, labeling, and field mapping. For easier checking / form adaptation, look out for tags #CURRENCY, #LANGUAGE in the script comments of the print forms mentioned. (Hotfix ID: 1000013048)

Travel & Expense Management

  • For Denmark, new tax-free rates for mileage and meals allowance for the year 2022 are now updated in the system. (Hotfix ID: 4500013653)
  • for United Kingdom (UK) Expense Reporting, new fuel rates are now available for the month of December 2021. (Hotfix ID: 4500013155)
  • Communities in Austria undergo constant change as the per law of the 9 federal states in Austria. Each community has its own code and whenever a community is newly founded or merged with others, the code changes. Hence, codes 70327 Matrei am Brenner, 70330 Mühlbachl, and 70341 Pfons, are delimited to December 31, 2021, and the new community code, 70370 Matrei am Brenner is valid from January 1, 2202. (Hotfix ID: 4500013967)

Statutory Reporting

  • Unified Report while submitted at tax authority portal was resulting in some errors in the simulator. The fix provided relates to Payment confirmation involving documents with Outgoing Bank Transfer as the payment mode. Previously, the document number and party number were not appearing, which has also been fixed now. (Hotfix ID: 1000013737)
  • The fix provided ensures that, in Journal - France report, the clearing date is not be filled in the attachment without a proper clearing document. For the unpaid invoices/documents, the clearing date is left empty. (Hotfix ID: 1000011568)

Tax Declaration & Management

  • The fix provided includes legal changes for German Monthly Form 2022. (Hotfix ID: 4500013967)
  • VAT On Cash (VoC) invoices amount and payment against the VoC invoices is now captured in 347 return and withholding tax documents are excluded from the return. (Hotfix ID: 4500014651)
  • With this fix, for tax basic countries all the One-Stop Shop (OSS) relevant documents is only be picked up with the partner has implemented OSS tax return type. (Hotfix ID: 4500013647)
  • Cancellation Invoices with VAT on Cash (VoC) and cancellation invoice of Non-EU supplier without a tax number in master data are rejected by the tax authority due to incorrect period and invalid tax ID respectively. (Hotfix ID: 1000013009)
  • The 1099 Non-Employee Compensation (NEC) files have been modified as per the IRS specification for the year, 2021. (Hotfix ID 1000012167)
  • For Germany, the VAT Yearly form for the year 2021 is updated as per the legal specifications. (Hotfix ID: 1000015515)
  • Payment Times Reporting functionality was providing the wrong bank value for some entries- predicted date instead of the actual bank statement date. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000015421)
  • One-Stop Shop (OSS) Tax code is not relevant for private accounts in the Canary Island because of the extra-community territory status of Canary Islands. With the fix provided, the system now auto-determines either the tax code with zero rate or an exempt tax code based on the extra-community territory setting. (Hotfix ID: 1000013829)
  • For Italy, Spesometro is no longer applicable for supplier invoices with reverse charge and for self-invoices posted from January 1, 2022. It is now replaced by an XML file that is generated with each of the invoice posted. The XML file generated, is to be sent to the tax authority for VAT declaration purposes. (Hotfix ID: 1000011178)
  • With this hotfix, the changes related to 1099 MISC files as per latest IRS specification for 2021 are provided. (Hotfix ID: 1000013929)
  • The configuration for External Tax Event Determination has been enhanced with two additional parameters relating to Incoterms and the Incoterms Location to facilitate better differentiation between tax locations and events. The parameter Incoterm Location in the configuration is only evaluated if the parameter Incoterms is also entered. It may however be left empty in the configuration as well such that only Incoterms are required to match. The evaluation of the parameter match during tax event determination is executed by retrieving the corresponding parameter values from the source documents. This has been enabled for the following source documents- outgoing documents, sales orders, customer invoice request as well as customer invoice, incoming documents, purchase order and supplier invoice request. The document type supplier invoice itself does not carry information related to Incoterms and the parameter match is however constituted by checking for the Incoterms information on the referenced supplier invoice request to allow for a consistent tax event determination across the entire document chain using the configuration. (Hotfix ID: 1000014694)


Project Management

Project Processing

  • When a project invoice request was being created or processed, and the addresses of several languages were entered, some party names or addresses were shown in a language different from the logon language. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000013415)


Human Capital Management


  • In the Stock Overview data source and reports created from this data source, if the Owner ID field was viewed from the list of characteristics, the associated Party ID was shown instead of the Business Partner ID. As the Owner refers to the Business Partner and not the Party, a new characteristic 'Owner (Business Partner ID)' is now provided, which shows the Business Partner correctly. The existing characteristic 'Owner' has not been changed. (Hotfix ID: 1000013827)

Time & Labour Management

  • During scanning of expense receipts via the expense receipt scanning functionalities, there were situations where the date, country, and city were not extracted accurately by the automatic extraction process. This was because of a check, which always ensured to extract values if they pass the minimum score of 50% accuracy. However, if was found, if the minimum score threshold is removed, there is a positive impact on the overall accuracy for scanning. The fix provided ensures that these threshold conditions are removed to prevent some correct values from being extracted for having a lesser score than 50%. (Hotfix ID: 4500011969)
  • With the Employee Central integration with SAP Business ByDesign, there were cases where some queried employees were found to have concurrent employment which was not supported in SAP Business ByDesign. However, it is possible to change the replication requests after querying and avoid such employments manually. After these changes in the replication requests, the employees can be replicated. This fix ensures that such employee replication requests from Employee Central are not skipped but staged in the SAP Business ByDesign system and marked as not relevant for replication automatically. Such requests can be manually changed and replicated by the user. (Hotfix ID: 1000016381. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • Due to an issue, it was not possible to perform employee termination. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID:1000015175. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • When an employee requests for leave, the employee absence is usually reflected in the resource calendar. However, there were some scenarios where cancelled leaves were not reflected. This fix ensures that such cancelled leaves are also accounted for and reflected correctly in the resource calendar. (Hotfix ID: 1000016030)


Supply Chain Management

Product Lot

  • Production Lot UUID has now been enabled as a query parameter on the standard Query Production Lot web service. (Hotfix ID: 1000014553)

Inventory Processing

  • The web service InventoryProcessingGoodsAndActivityConfirmation-> GoodsConsumptionForProject was resulting in an application error when the Project Reference ID was passed. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000014204. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Logistics Task folder

  • The query on the Logistics Task folder was not working due to a lot of data for which a new query was added previously. However, there was an issue with the query and the Item Receipt Date was not working correctly. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000012369. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Demand Plan

  • The node SupplyPlanningAreaScope of the business object DemandPlan is now PSM write-released. (Hotfix ID: 1000014757)


  • Customer Consignment Report was showing an incorrect Custodian Party. This issue has now been fixed. (Hotfix ID: 1000013247)


Supplier Relationship Management

Purchase Order

  • Kit information attributes is now PSM-released for purchase orders at the item level. (Hotfix ID: 1000011826)
  • You can now edit the Product Requirement Specification (PRS) for items created or updated after the purchase order is sent. (Hotfix ID: 1000013555. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)

Supplier Invoice

  • In supplier invoice approval task, the approver can now see the currency in the subject line of Managing My Area work center. (Hotfix ID: 4500014685. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)
  • With this fix, sequential numbering per supplier for Evaluated Receipt Settlement (ERS) Belgium has been enabled on the system. (Hotfix ID: 1000014028)
  • With this fix, the correct supplier invoice numbering rule is chosen, even in case of a business partner address change. Previously, this was not getting reflected in the supplier invoice. (Hotfix ID: 1000013796)
  • The fix provided stops budget checks for down payment requests. (Hotfix ID: 1000015054)
  • In supplier invoice approval task, the approver can now see the currency in the subject line of Managing My Area work center. (Hotfix ID: 1000008588. This fix has already been delivered as a patch.)


*Disclaimer: Note that this list may not include all of the hotfixes that are a part of this collection (e.g., operational, internal, technical fixes may not be listed).

See Also

KBA 2938382 - SAP Business ByDesign Hotfix Collection Information


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