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3397578 - Missing values for Budget Category in Purchase Order per Account Assignment Report


You have maintained a value against the field "Budget Category" in a Purchase Order.

However, in the Purchase Order per Account Assignment Report, the value "Not assigned" appears under field "Budget Category". 


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase Request and Orders work center. 
  2. Go to Lists view. 
  3. Search for Report Purchase Order per Account Assignment. 
  4. Open the Report. 
  5. In the View menu on the left hand-side, select row fields; Purchase Order ID and Budget Category. 
  6. Now navigate to the Selection menu on left hand-side, and enter the Purchase Order ID in the Purchase Order ID field.  
  7. Execute the Report. 

>> Notice that under Budget Category field that the value for Purchase Order ID is "Not assigned" although in the Purchase Order Document itself there is a budget category with a value maintained. 

Please note: in order to see this field, please make field visible in Personalization mode. 


This is a technical limitation of the system.


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Thank you for your understanding.


Purchase Order per Account Assignment, Report, Budget Category, Not assigned.  , KBA , SRD-SRM-PRO , Purchase Requests and Orders , Problem


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