Each and every document created in your company has at least one number assigned according to numbering series, authorizations and other considerations of the business. This numbering method serves as an anchor for all documents and transactions management and is subject to strict rules and validations. However in addition, many documents carry also a reference number assigned by the customer or vendor. Depends on the business, these reference numbers might be as important as the numbers assigned by the company.
For these companies, SAP Business One enables to define whether a duplicated reference number is allowed or not, and whether to copy the reference number when creating a target document:
These settings are done for each document type separately, and are available for both sales and purchasing documents.
Available since SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA and SAP Business One. This tip and all the other tips are available on the Tip of the week community page. You can also visit the Implementation Arena for useful implementation tips.