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Large document Handling for Purchase order

     Large Document Handling(LDH) is enabled for Central Contract and RFx in SAP SRM 713 SP07. In SP08 we have enabled LDH for Purchase Order as well.  In order to get an idea about Large Document Handling refer: Large Document Handling

All the features mentioned for LDH in general in the above mentioned document is applicable for Purchase Order as well.


     When a Purchase Order is displayed in Large Document Handling mode, none of the items are loaded. User will be able to search for the desired items and work with that limited set of items. This helps in improving performance and also improves usability.

Following header actions are performed in background for Purchase Order displayed in LDH mode:

     Copy, Print preview, Export, Import, Create template, Check, Delete, Submit, Reject, Order_Send, Order, Complete, Approve, Accept.

Following are the changes with respect to item actions:

     Items are always added at the end of the list.

     Pasting of copied items are also done at the end of the list.

Large Document handling is not enabled for Purchase Order containing Header Condition. While editing a Purchase Order displayed in LDH mode if user adds a header condition then he/she will have to save and close the document immediately to proceed with the changes. Once the header condition is saved then from next time onwards the Purchase Order will not be displayed in LDH mode. If user decides to discard the changes then he/she can continue in LDH mode.


To use the feature, you have to first activate the Business Function SRM_LDH_3 and then activate the Customizing switch Large Document Handling for Purchase Order(SRM_703_LDH_PO) under SRM Server-> Cross-Application Basic Settings->Large Document Handling-> Activate/Deactivate Large Document Handling for Purchase Order.

For complete details about SAP SRM 7.03 refer: SAP SRM 7.03

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