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an question in T-CODE ABZON

I use T-CODE ABZON to enter asset transaction.My company code was HJW1.When I enter the asset 10000 and fill other fields and press return,the sap give me an error "Check your quantity entry, asset HJW1 10000-0 does not manage quantities".Then the sap pop up an message box with "document number HJW1 1 2000 was already assigned" and let me exit the screen.I don't know why and how to manage the quantities.So I need your help.Thank you.


Hello Melody

The error AAPO183 arises when the receiving asset does not contain a

unit of measure for the quantity . Please ensure that you have defined

a unit of measure (MEINS). For your case, you can go to AS02 and change

your asset to have a unit of measure (the field beside quantity)

Please also see note 44944 which explains this.

Other related errors to understand the theory behind are AAPO181 and AAPO168. You have take into account if the asset does have in the "asset master record

a "unit of measure" indicated or not.

If you display the asset master, in trx. AS03 and you can see a

"unit of measure", then this asset is supposed to be posted by


In this case, if you try to post an acquisition for this asset,

without indicating quantity, then you get the WARNING message

AAPO168 (Enter quantity in &2 asset &1 has quantity update)

Why is a warning? Cause it is just a reminder that this asset can

be posted with quantities. Not an error, cause quantity can be

manually updated in the asset by trx. AS02.

Now the error AAPO181 (Enter both quantity and unit of measure). This error comes from the relation between "quantity" and "unit of measure" in the posting, not in the asset master.

So if we go to ABZON, and indicate and unit of measure without

indicating quantity, you get the ERROR message AAPO181.

Why an error? Cause you are indicating to the system that an

unit of measure is involved, so it is not logic to have quantity

zero then.

I hope this helps you.



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