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3144050 - Text created with SAVE_TEXT FM without text determination procedure assigned


You are using the SAVE_TEXT Function Module (either directly or in a custom program) to update texts in sales documents (order, delivery, billing document).
There are document types for which no text determination procedure is assigned in VOTXN transaction.
Even though no texts are visible in the sales documents you can save a text with the function module and STXH/STXL tables are getting updated.
You expect the SAVE_TEXT FM to check for the text determination procedure and issue error or stop text creation if this was not maintained.



  • Sales And Distribution (SD)
  • Logistics Execution (LE)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA


SAP ERP all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


VOTXN, STXH, STXL, SAVE_TEXT, text determination procedure , KBA , SD-BF-TP , Text Processing , Problem

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