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3227969 - Prevent Output field is not editable for Purchase Order


You want to mark (or unmark) the Prevent Output field in the Purchase Order however the checkbox is grayed out.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to Purchase Orders view.
  3. Search for the Purchase Order's ID.
  4. Click in Edit button.
  5. Navigate to General tab.

See that the checkbox for Prevent Output is grayed out (not editable).


The field Prevent Output is only editable when the document has In Preparation status.


You can cancel the Purchase Order and create a new one. In the new one, you will be able to edit the checkbox for the Prevent Output field.


Prevent Output; Purchase Order; In Preparation , KBA , SRD-SRM-PRO , Purchase Requests and Orders , How To


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