Up until Release 4.0, the system automatically created batches that had been entered manually and were not previously in the system, without comparing batch numbers with an external number range, for example.
As of Release 4.0A, you can define for each valuation type whether a new batch is created for a goods movement and how it is created. In this process, you can choose from the following methods:
For information on the settings for automatic batch number assignment, see Internal Batch Number Assignment in the IMG.
For information on the settings for this new function, see Create Batch for Goods Movements in the IMG.