SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

3443284 - How to change document type in Create Incoming/Outgoing Invoices App - S/4HANA Cloud


When entering to Apps Create Incoming Invoices and Create Outgoing Invoices document type is defaulted and cannot be edited or changed.

"Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental."


S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Enter App Create Incoming Invoices.
  2. In the front end screen under Basic Data document type is defaulted (for example Vendor invoice).
  3. Changing or editing is not possible because the selection screen is inactive.


Document type options can be changed under Editing Options > Special Options for Single Screen Transactions > Doc.Type Option. 

If 'Document type will be displayed' is set, the document type is displayed on the front end screen, but cannot be changed or edited.


Under Doc.Type Option please select 'Document type ready for input'. 

Additional information:

Document type hidden - document type field is not displayed in front end screen.

Display with short name - document type is displayed as KZ (Vendor invoice) but cannot be edited/changed.

Entry with short name - document type is displayed with short name and can be changed/edited.


document type, input, change, edit, Create Incoming Invoices, Create Outgoing Invoices, FB60, FB70 , KBA , FI-FIO-AP-2CL , Fiori UI for Accounts Payable (Public Cloud) , How To


SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions