Kofax ReadSoft PROCESS DIRECTOR Accounts Payable TM 7.6 Service Pack 3

Release Notes

26 June 2019

This file contains important information about ReadSoft PROCESS DIRECTOR Accounts Payable 7.6 Service Pack 3.


Contents

New features and improvements

Accounts Payable

Web Application

Fixes with this release

Accounts Payable

Ariba

Web Application

WORK CYCLE

Support


New features and improvements

  • Accounts Payable

  • Improved performance of "/COCKPIT/CL_BAPI_PO_GETDETAIL"

  • Web Application

  • New SAML 2.0 configuration parameter

    Accounts Payable

    Improved performance of "/COCKPIT/CL_BAPI_PO_GETDETAIL"

    The performance of "/COCKPIT/CL_BAPI_PO_GETDETAIL" has been improved such that the access of the underlying database tables is now buffered.

    Web Application

    New SAML 2.0 configuration parameter

    The new "AuthnContextComparison" parameter is now available that compares the authorization context ("AuthnContextClassRef" parameter) of the Service Provider (SP) to that of the ID Provider (IdP).


    Fixes with this release

  • Accounts Payable

  • "/COCKPIT/REPETITOR" does not update document status

    Attachment list differs, depending on if document number or status icon is clicked

    Short dump on posting documents in SAP S/4HANA 1809 because of WRBTR data element change

    Rejecting workflow with "Back to PROCESS DIRECTOR processor" option does not work correctly

    Short dump if custom field in "Others" tab has more than 132 characters

    Message about change of agent not displayed in document detail view

    Account assignment data lines deleted after PO item proposal

    Exchange rate truncated and posted incorrectly

    Possible to copy accounting lines even if field status set to display only

    On using SAP S/4HANA database, reversal of special FI postings fails

    Search help active for read-only fields in "Others" tab

    Procuring unit from purchase order does not work if another unit value exists

    No item proposal for limit purchase orders with "only billable" setting

    Timeout short dump during document creation or update

    Tax code not returned if there is empty tax line in tax table

    User cannot approve line item if other user's line has empty, mandatory field

    Smartform for invoice reduction generated in incorrect language

    Short dump on assigning line items

    Tax information lost on reversing document

    FI invoice posting with reference does not work

    "Rescan" function ignores configuration of archive document type

    Cannot finalize PROCESS DIRECTOR documents if SAP document is a recurring invoice

    Short dump related to image display

    Missing fields impede data transfer from external sources

    Multi-account assignment not correctly assigned for asset purchase orders

    Payment control program fails to update clearing document

    Extended withholding tax data cannot be modified after version upgrade

    On transferring data for "Fast Entry", values for certain custom fields are discarded

    Use of incorrect BAPI parameters for posting MM invoice with multi-account assignment

    Changes lost on running customer function with operational mode set to not update document

    Error message on automatic workflow start ignored

    Documents with "Transferred to PD" status not found

    Submission of documents fails if conversion of UoM is not defined

    "Note" tab not created or updated on adding new note

    Short dump in SAP S/4HANA 1809 on calling "MR_CALCULATE_TAX_DOCUMENT"

    "Others" tab uses incorrect field state for field existing in multiple document levels

    Index for "PARENT_INV_GUID" field in "/COCKPIT/TEDI" table improves performance

    In "Others" tab, field label not updated on changing data element

    On posting to tax account, calculated tax has incorrect balance amount

    "Cancel" button in pop-up for rejection reason does not function correctly

    No quantity information for purchase order with option of distribution by amount

    Performance issues in "/COCKPIT/REPETITOR" for invoices with multiple purchase orders

    Focus in overview list lost after modifying document that is in workflow

    Substitute assigned to invalid date range causes error message

    Automatic workflow not triggered in case of quantity mismatch between invoice and purchase order

    Automatic workflow trigger condition fails to take posted invoice into account

    Withholding tax functions incorrectly after upgrade to 7.6 version

    Issue with implementing User Exit 078 (/COCKPIT/USEX_REJECTION)

    Short dump on entering quantity as 0 in MM item

    System date field in “/COCKPIT/CREV” too long

    Automatic workflow for amount mismatch does not start if invoices with service POs already exist

    Assignment of field statuses causes incorrect display parameters to remain effective

  • Ariba

  • Empty status sent for paid MM invoices

    Status update does not work in SAP S/4HANA system

  • Web Application

  • Feature of marking new workflow steps as unread does not work on multi-step processes

    Opening document with multiple items and large PO history results in timeout

    Error when entering data for one-time vendor in lower case

  • WORK CYCLE

  • Search help for vendor number causes short dump in SAP S/4HANA 1709 system

    Broken authority check in "/COCKPIT/WC_USER_AUTHORIZED" function module

    Incorrect search help results for next processor in Web Application user assignment popup

    Automatic workflow start on quantity discrepancy triggered incorrectly for posted documents

    Empty notification text for subsequent workflow receiver

    Workflow rejection leads to incomplete message being displayed

    Missing workflow information in some RFC initializations

    Reminder settings for information workflows not editable

    Overdue status icon not displayed in Web Application document overview list

    Not possible to translate "Subject" field in "/COCKPIT/WI9"

    Confusing error message displayed on using option for sending message

    Substitute profiles not maintained after segregation of profiles for Accounts Payable and Financial Postings

    Missing authorization check in "/COCKPIT/WC_TWC_INCONSISTENT" report

    Line item assigned to Internet user visible to another user too

    Withholding tax parameter has incorrect name and content in User Exit 011

    Missing goods receipt workflow started although purchase order line already has associated goods receipt

    If step after it has recipient assigned, optional step not skipped on clicking "Release and skip" button

    Accounts Payable

    "/COCKPIT/REPETITOR" does not update document status

    Resolved an error whereby "/COCKPIT/REPETITOR" did not update the document status. (RSPDN1220862)

    Attachment list differs, depending on if document number or status icon is clicked

    Resolved an error whereby in the document overview list, on double-clicking the status icon to navigate to the document detail view, the attachment list was different to the one that was displayed on clicking the document number. (RSPDN1216209)

    Short dump on posting documents in SAP S/4HANA 1809 because of WRBTR data element change

    Resolved an error in which on posting documents in an SAP S/4HANA 1809 system, a short dump occurred because of a change in the "WRBTR" data element. (RSPDN1223396)

    Rejecting workflow with "Back to PROCESS DIRECTOR processor" option does not work correctly

    Resolved an error whereby rejecting a step with the configuration option set to “Back to PROCESS DIRECTOR processor” did not work correctly, with the result that the document did not remain in workflow. (RSPDN1211195)

    Short dump if custom field in "Others" tab has more than 132 characters

    Resolved an error whereby in the "Others" tab, on trying to change the value of a field that had more than 132 characters, a short dump occurred, stating that a field symbol had not been assigned. (RSPDN1212704)

    Message about change of agent not displayed in document detail view

    Resolved an issue in which in the document detail view, the message about the change of agent was not displayed on directly performing actions such as "Check", "Post", "Perform", and the like, but was displayed only when the user switched to the change mode first. (RSPDN1214659)

    Account assignment data lines deleted after PO item proposal

    Resolved an issue in which before PO item proposal, if the user hid the FI data lines, those lines were deleted. (RSPDN1196552)

    Exchange rate truncated and posted incorrectly

    Resolved an issue in which the exchange rate variable had a truncated number of characters, which resulted in an incorrect rate being posted. (1206933)

    Possible to copy accounting lines even if field status set to display only

    Resolved an error whereby even if the field status setting in the "/COCKPIT/C23" transaction did not allow it, within a workflow, it was still possible to copy an existing line. (RSPDN1212299)

    On using SAP S/4HANA database, reversal of special FI postings fails

    Resolved an error whereby when using an SAP S/4HANA database, the reversal of FI invoices having follow up documents (for example, asset postings), failed. (RSPDN1229586)

    Search help active for read-only fields in "Others" tab

    Resolved an error in which in the "Others" tab, the search help option was active even for the read-only fields. (RSPDN1231374)

    Procuring unit from purchase order does not work if another unit value exists

    Resolved an issue in which procuring the unit from the purchase order did not work if another value already existed because the item determination function did not overwrite that existing value with the unit in the purchase order. (RSPDN1208581)

    No item proposal for limit purchase orders with "only billable" setting

    Resolved an error whereby for purchase orders with limit items and the "only billable" setting, item proposal did not function. (1213710)

    Timeout short dump during document creation or update

    Resolved an error whereby during document creation or update, a timeout short dump was potentially possible. (RSPDN1222288)

    Tax code not returned if there is empty tax line in tax table

    Resolved an error whereby item proposal did not return the tax code if there was an empty line in the tax table. (RSPDN1209521)

    User cannot approve line item if other user's line has empty, mandatory field

    Resolved an issue in the line item approval function whereby a user could not approve the assigned line item if the other user's line item had an empty, mandatory field. (RSPDN1151064)

    Smartform for invoice reduction generated in incorrect language

    Resolved an error whereby the smartform for the invoice reduction function was generated in the incorrect language. (RSPDN1181121)

    Short dump on assigning line items

    Resolved an error whereby on using the function of assigning line items, a short dump occurred. (RSPDN1215950)

    Tax information lost on reversing document

    Resolved an error whereby on reversing a document that already had existing tax information, those entered tax values were lost. (RSPDN1185360)

    FI invoice posting with reference does not work

    Resolved an issue in which in the "FB60" transaction, posting an FI document with a reference did not work and an error message was displayed. (RSPDN1182877)

    "Rescan" function ignores configuration of archive document type

    Resolved an error whereby when a new attachment was created, the "Rescan" function ignored the configuration that defined which archive document type should be used. (RSPDN1193336)

    Cannot finalize PROCESS DIRECTOR documents if SAP document is a recurring invoice

    Resolved an issue in which if the SAP document was a recurring invoice, the corresponding PROCESS DIRECTOR documents could not be finalized. (RSPDN1218130)

    Short dump related to image display

    Resolved an error whereby a short dump, related to displaying the invoice image, occurred. (RSPDN1176429)

    Missing fields impede data transfer from external sources

    Resolved an error whereby it was impossible to transfer data from external sources because of some missing fields in the "/COCKPIT/RFC_DATA_SUBMIT" function module. (RSPDN1202059)

    Multi-account assignment not correctly assigned for asset purchase orders

    Resolved an error whereby for asset purchase orders, multi-account assignment was not correctly assigned during data import. (RSPDN1223374)

    Payment control program fails to update clearing document

    Resolved an error whereby the payment control program did not update the clearing document. (RSPDN1208874)

    Extended withholding tax data cannot be modified after version upgrade

    Resolved an error whereby on upgrading from an older version to a newer version, the extended withholding tax data could not be modified anymore. (RSPDN1198871)

    On transferring data for "Fast Entry", values for certain custom fields are discarded

    Resolved an error whereby on transferring data for "Fast Entry", the values for certain custom fields were discarded. (RSPDN1198069)

    Use of incorrect BAPI parameters for posting MM invoice with multi-account assignment

    Resolved an error whereby during MM invoice posting, the use of the wrong BAPI parameters led to the incorrect distribution of the multi-account assignment values. (RSPDN1173196)

    Changes lost on running customer function with operational mode set to not update document

    Resolved an issue in which in the "/COCKPIT/C26" transaction, if the customer function had been configured with the operational mode set to not update the document, any changes that were made to the document even before running the customer function, were lost. (RSPDN1182482)

    Error message on automatic workflow start ignored

    Resolved an issue whereby in "/COCKPIT/REPETITOR", when automatic workflow start raised an error message, it was ignored (no message was displayed in the log), which led to the workflow not being started, even though the document was posted. (RSPDN1208818)

    Documents with "Transferred to PD" status not found

    Resolved an issue in which documents with the "Transferred to PD" status were not found. (RSPDN1206943)

    Submission of documents fails if conversion of UoM is not defined

    Resolved an issue whereby if the conversion of the Units of Measure was not defined, the processing of inbound IDocs failed. (RSPDN1212388)

    "Note" tab not created or updated on adding new note

    Resolved an issue whereby on creating a new note, the "Note" tab was not created (if it was the first note added to the document) or updated (if another note already existed). (RSPDN1218145)

    Short dump in SAP S/4HANA 1809 on calling "MR_CALCULATE_TAX_DOCUMENT"

    Resolved an error whereby in SAP S/4HANA 1809, a short dump occurred on entering a document that used "MR_CALCULATE_TAX_DOCUMENT" for calculating the tax amount during balance computation (for example, in countries like India and Brazil). (RSPDN1242169)

    "Others" tab uses incorrect field state for field existing in multiple document levels

    Resolved an error whereby if a field defined for the "Others" tab existed in multiple document levels, and if different field states were defined for that field in the different levels, the incorrect field state was used for it in the "Others" tab, which supports only header fields. (RSPDN1240746)

    Index for "PARENT_INV_GUID" field in "/COCKPIT/TEDI" table improves performance

    The "PARENT_INV_GUID" field in the "/COCKPIT/TEDI" table now has an index, which improves the performance during checks for invoice reduction.

    In "Others" tab, field label not updated on changing data element

    Resolved an error whereby in the "Others" tab, on changing the data element of a field that had already been added to the tab, the changes made were not updated. (RSPDN1253977)

    On posting to tax account, calculated tax has incorrect balance amount

    Resolved an error whereby on posting to the tax account (Input Tax Account), the tax calculated on the tax amount left an incorrect balance value. (RSPDN1254257)

    "Cancel" button in pop-up for rejection reason does not function correctly

    Resolved an issue in which in the "Send message" window, when the "Reject document" check box was selected and the user clicked the "Cancel" button, even though the document was not rejected, the email was still sent out. (RSPDN1238322)

    No quantity information for purchase order with option of distribution by amount

    Resolved an error whereby no quantity information was displayed in the multi-account assignment pop-up for a purchase order that had the option of distribution by amount. (RSPDN1247223)

    Performance issues in "/COCKPIT/REPETITOR" for invoices with multiple purchase orders

    Resolved an error in which "/COCKPIT/REPETITOR" had runtime issues when several invoices for multiple purchase orders (where the order of items was random) had to be processed. (RSPDN1248452)

    Focus in overview list lost after modifying document that is in workflow

    Resolved an issue in which on returning to the document overview list after modifying a document that was in workflow and saving it, the scroll bar jumps back to the beginning of the list. (RSPDN1247247)

    Substitute assigned to invalid date range causes error message

    Resolved an issue in which regardless of being set as active or not, a substitute user assigned to an invalid date range, caused an error message to be displayed. (RSPDN1247965)

    Automatic workflow not triggered in case of quantity mismatch between invoice and purchase order

    Resolved an error whereby the automatic workflow configured for a quantity mismatch was not triggered when the invoice quantity was larger than the quantity in the purchase order. (RSPDN1178558)

    Automatic workflow trigger condition fails to take posted invoice into account

    Resolved an error whereby if an automatic workflow was configured to be triggered after posting, the document check did take into account the fact that the posted invoice was already in the purchase order history. (RSPDN1255513)

    Withholding tax functions incorrectly after upgrade to 7.6 version

    Resolved an error in which after upgrading from version 7.3 to 7.6, the withholding tax functionality was not working correctly in the sense that the withholding tax amount was not displayed for older documents.

    Issue with implementing User Exit 078 (/COCKPIT/USEX_REJECTION)

    Resolved an issue with implementing User Exit 078 (/COCKPIT/USEX_REJECTION) to validate data. (RSPDN1212713)

    Short dump on entering quantity as 0 in MM item

    Resolved an issue whereby for purchase order items that have distribution based on quantity (especially for assets), clearing the quantity (setting it as 0) in the line item caused a short dump. (RSPDN1233792)

    System date field in “/COCKPIT/CREV” too long

    Resolved an error whereby the field for system date exceeded the character limit allowed by SAP. (RSPDN1282446)

    Automatic workflow for amount mismatch does not start if invoices with service POs already exist

    Resolved an issue whereby if you configured an automatic workflow for an amount mismatch, it did not start if invoices with service purchase orders already existed in the purchase order history. (RSPDN1255513)

    Assignment of field statuses causes incorrect display parameters to remain effective

    It is possible to make display-only fields editable by modifying their field statuses and setting them as mandatory fields. As a result, such fields remained in the edit mode even if the user switched the document to the display mode. This issue has now been resolved. (RSPDN1210604)

    Ariba

    Empty status sent for paid MM invoices

    Resolved an issue in which an empty status was being sent even though the corresponding MM invoice had the "Paid" status. (RSPDN1250936)

    Status update does not work in SAP S/4HANA system

    Resolved an error whereby in an SAP S/4HANA system, sending the status of an invoice back from the SAP system to Ariba did not function correctly. (RSPDN1215716)

    Web Application

    Feature of marking new workflow steps as unread does not work on multi-step processes

    Resolved an issue whereby the feature of marking new workflow steps as unread did not work on multi-step workflows. (RSPDN1196545)

    Opening document with multiple items and large PO history results in timeout

    Resolved an error whereby opening a document that had multiple items, with a lot of purchase order history data, timed out or took very long. (RSPDN1253976)

    Error when entering data for one-time vendor in lower case

    If users entered a value in lower case in the "Country" field for a one-time vendor and clicked "Save", the system returned the error message "Input value Country is incorrect". (RSPDN1241385)

    WORK CYCLE

    Search help for vendor number causes short dump in SAP S/4HANA 1709 system

    Resolved an error whereby in an SAP S/4HANA 1709 system, on using the search help for the vendor number in the Web Application, a short dump occurred. (RSPDN1218141)

    Broken authority check in "/COCKPIT/WC_USER_AUTHORIZED" function module

    Resolved an issue in which the "/COCKPIT/WC_USER_AUTHORIZED" function module had an incorrect authority check. (RSPDN1213504)

    Incorrect search help results for next processor in Web Application user assignment popup

    Resolved an issue whereby in the workflow user assignment popup in the Web Application, searching for the processor by more than one criterion caused an incomplete results list to be generated. (RSPDN1216992)

    Automatic workflow start on quantity discrepancy triggered incorrectly for posted documents

    Resolved an error whereby the automatic quantity discrepancy workflow was incorrectly triggered even for posted documents. (RSPDN1199402)

    Empty notification text for subsequent workflow receiver

    Resolved an issue in which the notification text for the subsequent receiver of a workflow was an empty email. (RSPDN1197935)

    Workflow rejection leads to incomplete message being displayed

    Resolved an error whereby rejecting a workflow led to an incomplete message (with missing user name) being displayed. (RSPDN1171784)

    Missing workflow information in some RFC initializations

    Resolved an issue whereby workflow information was missing in some RFC function modules. (RSPDN1192740)

    Reminder settings for information workflows not editable

    Resolved an issue in which for information workflows, it was not possible to edit the reminder settings. (RSPDN1185593)

    Overdue status icon not displayed in Web Application document overview list

    Resolved an issue whereby in the Web Application, when a workflow was overdue, the corresponding status icon was not displayed in the document overview list. (RSPDN1163401)

    Not possible to translate "Subject" field in "/COCKPIT/WI9"

    Resolved an error whereby in the "/COCKPIT/WI9" transaction, it was not possible to translate the "Subject" field in the "Text for forwarding a workflow" section. (RSPDN1178163)

    Confusing error message displayed on using option for sending message

    Resolved an error whereby if in the "/COCKPIT/WI17" transaction, no entry existed for the workflow step or if the "Allow sending emails to vendor" option was deactivated, a confusing error message was displayed on using the option for sending a message. (RSPDN1176427)

    Substitute profiles not maintained after segregation of profiles for Accounts Payable and Financial Postings

    Resolved an issue in which after segregating the profiles for Accounts Payable and Financial Postings, substitute profiles could not be correctly maintained. (RSPDN1164507)

    Missing authorization check in "/COCKPIT/WC_TWC_INCONSISTENT" report

    Resolved an error whereby the "/COCKPIT/WC_TWC_INCONSISTENT" report was missing an authorization check. (RSPDN1213538)

    Line item assigned to Internet user visible to another user too

    Resolved an issue in which during line item approval, on the next workflow run, the line item assigned to an Internet user was visible to another approver (SAP user), assigned to a second line item. (RSPDN1184063)

    Withholding tax parameter has incorrect name and content in User Exit 011

    Resolved an error whereby in User Exit 011, the parameter for withholding tax had the incorrect name and content. (RSPDN1218124)

    Missing goods receipt workflow started although purchase order line already has associated goods receipt

    Resolved an error in which even though the purchase order line item already had a corresponding goods receipt, the workflow for a missing goods receipt was still automatically started. (RSPDN1243626)

    If step after it has recipient assigned, optional step not skipped on clicking "Release and skip" button

    Resolved an error whereby if the step after an optional step had a recipient assigned to it, the optional step was not skipped on clicking the "Release and skip" button. (RSPDN1239920)


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