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Incompletion Log

Purpose

This wiki page will briefly discuss about one of standard functionality in SAP Sales and Distribution, know as incompletion log.

Introduction

In most of organization, different milestones of sales process, from order to cash handled by different people, designation and location. Also, as lot of information flows from various master data. There is fair chance that some critical information you may miss out of one process or two. Which can effect the subsequent process.

With this standard functionality, incompletion log, you can setup reminder for critical/essential data which should not be miss out from the sales document.

Levels for Incompletion Log can be Setting/Defining

You can define when a sales document or sales activities are incomplete in the system for following data and also define how system to react in each case.

  1. Partner data for Sales Documents
  2. Sales document header data
  3. Sales document item data
  4. Sales document schedule line data
  5. Sales activity data
  6. Delivery header data
  7. Delivery item data

Configuration

(1) Define status group:

SPRO Menu Path

IMG - Sales and Distribution - Basic Function - Log of Incomplete Items - Define status group

You can define status group for your requirement to define status of incomplete documents and it is to be assigned in incompleteness procedures. If possible copy existing status group and change according to your requirement. You may also define which function to be carried for incomplete documents and can make settings to block documents for pricing, delivery, Picking, PGI billing etc.

(2) Define Incompleteness Procedure

SPRO Menu Path

IMG - Sales and Distribution - Basic Function -Log of incomplete items - Define incompleteness procedure

  • Select a status group of your requirement
  • Selects procedure for the status group
  • Select field and double click on required document type

It is recommended that you copy standard incompleteness procedure and make necessary changes. You also make setting to for warning message on incomplete data of the system.

(3) Assign Incompleteness procedures

SPRO Menu Path

IMG - Sales and Distribution - Basic Function - Log of incomplete items - Assign incomplete

Select the object you want to assign incompleteness procedure and assign appropriate incompleteness procedure. You can also indicate that system should save the incomplete document or not.

Helpful Transaction Codes

OVA0

Incompletion Log Status Group

OVA2

Define Incompleteness Procedure

VUA2

Maintain Assignment for Header Sales Doc. Type Header to Incompletion Procedure

VUA3

Display Assignment of Header Sales Doc. Type to Incompletion Procedure

VUA4

Maintain Assignment for Header Delivery Type to Incompletion Procedure

VUA5

Display Assignment of Header Delivery Type to Incompletion Procedure

VUC2

Maintain Assignment for Sales Activity to Incompletion Procedure

VUE2

Maintain Assignment for Schedule Line Category to Incompletion Procedure

VUE3

Display Assignment of Schedule Line Category to Incompletion Procedure

VUP2

Maintain Assignment for Sales Doc Item Category to Incompletion Procedure

VUP3

Display Assignment of Sales Doc Item Category to Incompletion Procedure

VUP4

Maintain Assignment for Delivery Items Type to Incompletion Procedure

VUP5

Display Assignment of Delivery Items Type to Incompletion Procedure

VUPA

Display Assignment of Partner Function to Incompletion Procedure

Some Related SAP Notes

SAP Note Number

Description

158807

User-defined checks for the incompletion log

67742

SD: Document status and incompletion