Change of unit of measure
Is it possible to change the unit of measure in the material master with pending invoices on purchase orders agsinst that material?
Jürgen L replied
NO. it is not possible to change the base unit of measure after it was used in transactional documents.
From OSS note 138767
Within the material master record maintenance, you want to change the base unit of measure (base unit). During the change, the system performs extensive checks in order to avoid inconsistencies in the applications which use the material master.
In particular, the following checks are performed:
The base unit must not be defined as an alternative unit of measure for the material
No International Article Number must be assigned to the base unit
No proportion/product units must be defined for the material
No configurable material must be assigned
The material must not be used as a configurable material
Stock must neither exist for the previous period nor for the current period
No physical inventory must be active
No reservations or dependent requirements must exist for which the deletion indicator is not set
No planned orders must exist
No purchase requisitions, purchase orders or scheduling agreements must exist for which the deletion indicator is not set
No WM transfer requirements, no WM quants or no WM posting change notices must exist
The material must not be a bill of material
The material must not be contained in a bill of material
The material must not be used as a production resource/tool
The material must not be used in task lists
No standard cost estimate must exist for the current or future period
No production orders must exist
No planned independent requirements must exist
No run schedule headers must exist
If the base unit has dimensions, no serial number profile must be assigned
No sales and distribution documents must exist which have status Not processed or Partially processed.
If necessary, all reasons mentioned above must be eliminated by archiving the objects listed.svetja