SAP Report Painter Tutorial

Report painter by SAP is one of the most commonly used tool for defining reports in FICO module. Every single controlling reports (Cost center accounting, internal profit and orders center accounting) was ceated using report painter. With Report Painter we can define reports quickly and easily across columns and rows. You need standard reports delivered by SAP as a base, copy them and do minor modifications, to be able to suit your requirement.

SAP Report Painter (PDF Download) is the main tool for defining reports in the information system in controlling module.

All of the controlling reports (Cost center accounting, internal orders and profit center accounting) are created using report painter. You can also create reports in FI. With Report Painter you can define reports quickly and easily across rows and columns. You can use standard reports delivered by SAP as a base, copy them and do minor modifications, so as to suit your requirement. Very often it is felt that the standard reports delivered by SAP do not meet the user’s requirement. Therefore you need to create new reports.

Here is a simple how to step by step guide with screenshots on working with Report Painter.

 Navigation to report painter 2. navigation to creation of groups 3. adding accounts to report groups 4. Library selection 6. formatting the report 5. give the name of the report 7. Selection of Column Ledger 8. create a group 9. generate data selection 10. selection of record type 11. Select version 12. select variable 13. GEt period variables 14. Variable creation 15. variable starting 16. Get line items 17. execute report 18. create report in GR51 19. handling error message 20. Report  group creation 21. report group header 22. Fix error 22. report group 23. Report executed in GRR3 24. Check the name of the program in GRR3 25. navigater to SE93 26. Attach to a transaction Report painter (28) Report painter (29) Report painter (30) Report painter (31) Report painter (32) Report painter (33) Report painter (34) Report painter (35) Report painter (36) Report painter (37)Report painter (37) Report painter (36)Report painter (36)

Comments
Nilanka says:

Ohh

Nilanka says:

Thanks

chari says:

Please provide me Report painter step by step configuration and end user manuals

Mohan says:

What do you mean by that? Be more clear

Sudip Bhowmik says:

I want all update messages in SAP FICO