Definitions for "DOCUMENT NUMBER"
Reference number that provides an audit trail to the actual physical document, i.e voucher, journal entry, cash receipt, etc.
The number SAP assigns to a transaction when it is completed, for example a requisition or a journal voucher. All transactions in SAP are assigned a document number.
A number used in eEnterprise to track an individual order. New document numbers are assigned as an order is transferred from other document types, such as an invoice.