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In VA01, how to automatically create a PO from a Sales Order

In VA01, I create a sales order using item.cat. TAS; then, system generates a PR for the sales order.

Is it possible to make the system create PO instead of PR?

In item.cat. configuration, I tried to check the check box "Create PO Automatic."; however, the system still geerates a PR for me w/o generating any PO.

Any idea would be appreciated.

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    Posted on Feb 26, 2009 at 09:17 AM

    Hi Vitthavat

    In VOV6 for schedule line category CS check wheather the following data has been maintained or not

    Order Type: NB

    Item Category: X

    Account assignment cat: 1

    In VOV7 , for item category TAS

    Check the box - Automatic PO generation

    Billing Relevance - F

    In MM02 , in Purchasing tab , check the automatic purchasing tab

    Use ME59N for Automatic PO creation

    Regards

    Srinath

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    Posted on Feb 26, 2009 at 09:51 AM

    I see so we cannot create PO directly from SO in standard system.

    Thank you.

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  • Posted on Feb 26, 2009 at 04:42 AM

    Check this thread

    [Creating a PO from SO|creating-a-po-from-so]

    thanks

    G. Lakshmipathi

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    Posted on Feb 26, 2009 at 04:50 AM

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    Edited by: Julius Bussche on Feb 26, 2009 11:11 AM

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    Posted on Feb 26, 2009 at 03:15 PM

    Hi

    There is no possibility of creating PO directly from Sales Order, but PR can be possible. Using this PR, we can create Automatic PO from Transcation Code - "ME59N". It is simple that you have to enter the PR number only for PO creation.

    But, the Pre-requisites are:

    - Set "automatic PO" indicator checkbox Material Master - Purchasing View.

    - Automatic PO indicator checkbox must be enabled in the Vendor master - Purchasing View.

    - That particular vendor must be assigned to the "Fixed Vendor" field of the PR item.

    Let me know, if it works.

    Rgds,

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