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3287455 - Error message in the Preview of Project Invoice Request


When you click on the Preview button on a Project Invoice Request the system display an error message: 'Preview not possible; project invoice request not consistent'


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Customer Invoicing work center.
  2. Select the Project Invoice Requests view.
  3. Select the relevant document.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. Click Preview.

See the error message: 'Preview not possible; project invoice request not consistent'.


Project Invoice Request not consistent since the Project or Project task is with the status Closed.


This is a normal behavior, the Project Invoice Request need to be consistent so the system can create a preview. If the Project related to this Invoice Request is closed, then the document will be inconsistent and the error will be displayed.

To correct this change the Project status to 'Started', 'Released' or 'Completed' so the Project Invoice Request is consistent again.
In order to change the Project status follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Project Management work center.
  2. Select Projects view.
  3. Filter for All Projects.
  4. Search for the relevant Project.
  5. Click on Edit.
  6. Select Project Plan view.
  7. Select Gantt Chart tab.
  8. Select Basic Data sub-tab.
  9. Change the Project Status from Closed to Revoke Closure in the dropdown.
  10. Click on Save.

After that, please cancel the existent Project Invoice Request and create a new one.


 Project Invoice Request, Project , KBA , AP-PRO-PRJ , Project , How To


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