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3137214 - In the sales quotation the field WBS Element cannot be used


The following error message is displayed while processing a sales quotation:

  •  E: You cannot assign this WBS element to this sales document type.


  • Sales and Distribution (SD)
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud All versions 


A number of permitted document types are enabled in conjunction with the WBS element. Trying to use any other document type will result in an error being displayed.


It is standard system behavior to allow the application of a WBS element for the following document categories only:

  • C - Order
  • I - Order with charge
  • L - Debit Memo Request
  • K - Credit Memo Request
  • H - Returns


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