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3422747 - Error - "Project elements XXXXXX exists"

Symptom

While copying a project in app 'Project Control - Enterprise Projects' app the following error occurs 'Project element XXXXXXX exists'.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to app Projet control - Enterprise projects
  2. Select the project and click on copy button
  3. Enter the new project Id and all required field
  4. Click on create button

Cause

As the source project element does not follow the same prefix of project header, system can not replace the newly created draft element with new project header automatically.

Example :  Project Header    -  PROJA
             Project Element  -  PROJA01
                                             PROJA02 
       

Resolution

Click on keep draft option, you should be able to edit the Project Element ID in Project Planning app manually to maintain the correct element ID.

See Also

Project Control - Enterprise project

Keywords

Project Element exist, Project ID, Project Element ID, Copy, Keep Draft, Create, Project Planning, Project Control, PS-FIO-STR-2CL, SAP S/4Hana Cloud.  , KBA , PS-FIO-STR , Fiori UI for Project Systems-Structures , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions