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3356290 - Warning: 'Invoice AAA must be paid by/to partner BBB' Occurs When Changing Payee In a Payment Proposal


When you are editing a payment proposal, you are able to change the payee, and the system only gives a warning message instead of an error message.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Payables work center. 
  2. Go to Payment Runs sub view. 
  3. Select Run ID: XYZ (XYZ represents the Run ID) > Execution Details > Select All Logs > Click "View Payment Proposals" button. 
  4. Select the Payment ID: DEF (DEF represents the payment ID). 
  5. Click "Edit Proposal" button. 
  6. Change for other Payee.  
  7. You will se a warning message instead of an error message: 

'Invoice AAA must be paid by/to partner BBB'

(AAA represents the Invoice ID)

(BBB represents the Payee ID)


If the predefined payer/payee on the item differs from the one on Due Payment, the system will throw a warning as this might not be the user's intention. This warning shall only be shown for company-initiated payments. It's not a configuration activity. 


Expected system behavior.


Payee, Warning Message, Invoice, Paid, Payment Proposal, Invoice must be paid by/to partner, , KBA , SRD-FIN-ACP , Payables , How To


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