This step will help to familiarize you further with the different system

This step will help to familiarize you further with

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This step will help to familiarize you further with the different system messages by having you produce each type and figure out how to get past it. Navigation SAP Menu à Logistics à Materials Management à Purchasing à Purchase Order à Create à Vendor/Supplying Plant Known 44: What is the transaction to Create a Purchase Order? ! Step: I.13.1: In the “Create Purchase Order” screen, enter the following information: Go ahead and close the user interface pane in the left side of the screen if it opens. Remember what was said in a previous step about the different sections of the screen. You may have to open additional sections and explore the tabs to find this field. Attribute Description Data Value Purch. Org Org unit in Logistics, subdividing an enterprise per the requirements of Purchasing US00 Section I.13: System Message Types
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Chapter 01: General Notes and Cautions Page 30 of 42 © 2017 Epistemy Press, LLC. Step: I.13.2: Click Enter . IMPORTANT NOTE: USING ENTER Once you click the enter button or press “enter” on your keyboard, the system checks to ensure that you have entered all the data that is required in the document. If you have not, it will ask you to enter valid data into each field, ONE BY ONE, through messages. After entering data into the designated field, you must PRESS ENTER AGAIN to move on to check the system for more messages. Once you have filled in all the required information, the rest of the fields in the screen will unlock. Then you can edit the fields as you could before you initially clicked enter and received the messages. In this case, the other fields may never have locked but it is important to understand this concept for later exercises. You want to use this technique before you save EVERY DOCUMENT. It is extremely important to NOT proceed and save a document if there are errors in the document. A faulty document will create more errors and a lot more work for yourself in later exercises. Notice that the system shows an error message which, in this case simply tells you exactly what you need to input into the system to continue. If you need more information or want more information about a message, you can double click on the message to open the help guide. Step: I.13.3: Double click on the error message. 45: What is the message number? ! Step: I.13.4: To resolve the error message “Enter Purch. Group” , enter the following information: Attribute Description Data Value Purch. Group Key for a buyer or a group, who is/are responsible for certain purchasing activities N00 Step: I.13.5: Click Enter .
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Chapter 01: General Notes and Cautions Page 31 of 42 © 2017 Epistemy Press, LLC. Step: I.13.6: When you receive the error message “Enter a vendor” enter the following information: Attribute Description Data Value Vendor Number and name of the external supplier or supplying plant from which the materials are to be procured.
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