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3416203 - Error "Changing not possible; field is read-only" is Displayed While Updating the Renewal Rule in Contract Header


While Updating the Renewal Rule in Contract Header, system shows the error "Changing not possible; field is read-only". 


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Sales Orders - Contracts 
  2. Select Contract ABC (ABC represents the Contract ID)
  3. Edit and View All 
  4. Under General -> Renewal and Cancellation 
  5. Change the Renewal Rule 

System shows Error "Changing not possible; field is read-only" 


The renewal rule entered in the header will not copy into items which are Completed/Cancelled, therefore the error message is to alert you that there is at least one line item which is completed/cancelled.  


The error message appears after you changing the renewal rule but you are still able to click Save the Contract.


KBA , AP-SLO-SO , Sales Order , Problem


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