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3460763 - Manage purchase contracts: Deletion indicator

Symptom

In Purchase Contracts, when all line items are marked for deletion, the overall contract should be automatically marked for deletion as well.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Manage Purchase Contracts app.
  2. See Deletion Indicator filter.
  3. Not able to delete overall contract.

Cause

System Standard Design.

Resolution

In the application it is not possible to mark a Purchase Contract header as deleted. 
The only context under which this can be achieved is through the archiving process. 
When a document is being archived the document header will be marked as deleted. 
Otherwise, the document is deleted in effect when the items of the PC are marked for deletion. 

In the cloud, archiving of purchase contracts is done via the APP 'Manage Archiving Variants'.

Refer to this documentations:
How to schedule archiving

How To Maintain Audit Areas

 

Keywords

S4_1C, S4_PC, Manage purchase contracts, Archiving, Deletion, Unable, Contract, MM, Cloud, F1600A. , KBA , MM-FIO-PUR-SQ-CON , Fiori UI for Manage Purchase Contracts , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions