6.3.4 Differences between Pre-Invoices and Invoices


View the difference in detail between pre-invoices before and invoices after the billing run within the invoice details.

Pre-Invoice

A pre-invoice looks different than an invoice. Note the differences:

  1. Invoice Number: A pre-invoice has no number.
  2. Name: Every pre-invoice has its own pre-invoice name.
  3. Status: The status of the pre-invoice was created.
  4. Billing Run: There is no relation to any billing run.
  5. Invoice Date: The field invoice date shows the date, the pre-invoice was created.
  6. Invoice Date (Manual): The field invoice date (manual) is empty because the billing run was not accomplished.

Invoice

The invoice looks different than the pre-invoice. Note the differences:

  1. Invoice Number: An invoice has got an ongoing number.
  2. Name: The name was changed from the pre-invoice name to the invoice name.
  3. Status: The status was changed from "created" to "invoiced".
  4. Billing Run: There is a related billing run.
  5. Invoice Date: The field invoice date shows the date, the invoice was created.
  6. Invoice Date (Manual): The invoice date (manual) was set to the date you entered. In case of no input data it was set to the same date as the invoice date.