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3470301 - How to configure a Variant to get only approved Purchase Orders in the VL31N


Is required to display only approved Purchase Orders detail in VL31N after input vendor ID.
When creating Inbound deliveries against Purchase Orders, are listed  also not approved Purchase Order.
Only, when is selected the not approved Purchase Order line, the system just raises that it is not approved, wasting time on unnecessary search.

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  • Sales and Distribution (SD)
  • Logistics Execution (LE)
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA


SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


Variant, released, approved, not approved, POs, Purchase Order, VL31N, vendor, supplier, inbound, display, only. , KBA , LE-SHP-DL , Delivery Processing , How To

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