Enter the default (P)ending or press dropdown for options.
When the status changes to 'A' Approved only then will this alter the total budget costs by cost center to the master job cost budgets.
Some examples below:
'P' Pending is the default entry.
'A' Approved is when the client has given authority for payment.
'C' Cost are borne by the company with no payment by client.
'M' Quote error by estimating dept.
'0' This variation did not proceed.
'L' lost to competitor.
'N' Not a variation in the first place.