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Find all duplicate invoice and PO numbers

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We would really like to have a function for finding all duplicate sales invoice numbers and purchase order numbers. 

The reason is that when a back order is created (either sales or purchase), we retain the original invoice/PO as this is the ONLY way to link it to the original order. We add a suffix for each back order eg -1, -2, -3 to identify that it is the 1st, 2nd, 3rd (sometimes up to 7th!) backorder relating to the original. I have posted another idea that suggests an option for this to be automated....

However, currently, this is a manual task and it sometimes gets forgotten.

Having duplicate invoice or PO numbers creates a big problem for many companies, especially those that use automation for applying payments.

We would like to be able to search for duplicates during our end of month procedures prior to sending out statements and remittance advices.

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Doreen_P
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Hi, @ELVS 

 

Thanks for your post.

 

We're sorry for not being able to respond right away.

 

We truly appreciate your time posting your suggestions and feedback. Rest assured this concern has been passed to the relevant team for consideration. We will keep you posted if there's any update from our developers.

 

Best regards,

Doreen