Why Open Data Project Initiative Matters?

Open data as such is a known initiative, which stems from the idea that the...

8 Step Strategy for Successful ERP Implementation

An ERP implementation strategy involves setting up the software, moving your data over to a...

Plant Customization in SAP

The Plant is a location where the material is kept. It represents a production facility...

ERP Market Watch Report Based on Current Trends

The ERP market was at USD 33.6 billion in 2017 and is expected to be...

Contracts in Sales and Distribution

Contracts are agreements between your organization and the customer. The contract does not contain any...

Difference between Sales Area and Business Area

Sales area A sales area is a combination of the Sales organization, distribution channel, and division....

CONFIGURATION

How to Create G/L Document Entry

This exercise demonstrates entering general ledger (G/L) documents that represent transactions. In this example, you have purchased, with cash, $600 worth of office...

Assign Number Ranges to Company Code

From the IMG screen: Financial accounting è Financial accounting global settings è Document è Document number ranges è Define document number ranges Triple click on...

Define Valuation Area

This screen is the drill down from the SAP easy access screen, accessed the following way: Tools -> Accelerated SAP -> Customizing -> Edit...

FINANCE

Accounts Payable…What, How and Where it’s Used

The Accounts Payable department is responsible for entering invoices received from vendors and then paying those vendors. In SAP Accounts Payable, there are two...

CONTROLLING

SAP Controlling FAQs – Variance Analysis

1.    What is the purpose of variance analysis? Variance analysis is used to calculate and interpret differences between planned costs and actual cost within a...

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TIPS and TRICKS

Using Program Variants (TVARVC)

Program variants lets you save field values for any program or a report, that way you do not have to renter the values again...

How to convert spool to PDF?

Run the program RSTXPDFT4 and key in the Spool request no. This program will convert the spool to PDF and download the file...

Transaction variant

A Transaction Variant is a set of screen variants that is used to predefine the screen behavior and defaults. Fields, Sub screens and full...

Transaction Code to Access Other Transaction Code with Values

Many times in SAP, you may come across situations where in the users wants to have a separate transaction codes for some of the...

FAQs

Object Oriented ABAP (OOABAP) – FAQs

Here are some of the questions which you must know if you are good at object oriented programming in ABAP. 1.  Priniples of oops? 2.  What...

SAP Finance FAQs – Series 2

1. What are the two major areas within the SAP environment? Describe each. (1) Configuration - Maintenance of settings in the system to support...

SAP Finance FAQs – Series 1

1. What is the SAP Financial Accounting (FI) module? The SAP Financial Accounting (FI) Module provides integrated, on-line, real-time functionality for processing, recording and maintaining the...

INTEGRATION

Online Interface between Java and SAP

Procurement & Material Management System (MATS) is a custom solution based on J2EE framework implemented for a leading automotive  manufacturing company for at all...

Integration of RosettaNet and SAP

This study focuses on how RosettaNet can be used to integrate non-SAP partner and an SAP partner. Background information of SAP and RosettaNet is...

Internet Transaction Server (ITS)

Internet Transaction Server (ITS) is the transaction processing system that connects the web HTTP server and the standard R/3 system. ITS is available since...

SALES & DISTRIBUTION

Contracts in Sales and Distribution

Contracts are agreements between your organization and the customer. The contract does not contain any schedule line, delivery quantity or delivery dates. It is...

Difference between Sales Area and Business Area

Sales area A sales area is a combination of the Sales organization, distribution channel, and division. It defines the distribution of a sales organization in...

Availability Check in Sales & Delivery

Availability check is one of the key functionality in sales document processing. The confirmation of Delivery Processing in SAP Sales and Distribution delivery of goods...

Sales and Operation Planning Process

Sales and Operations Planning (SOP) is the process of aligning forecasts of customer demand with manufacturing capability.SOP is used for the annual planning processes...

Text Determination in Customer Master

Let us understand text determination in the customer master. Creating texts for customer master Customer – 3028(Account group – 0001) Transaction code – VD01 Click on to...

INSTALLATION

Here is a collection of different SAP Installations manuals on SAP 4.7 to SAP ECC6 Upgrade, APO Installation, Installation of BW on solaris, mySAP...

MATERIAL MANAGEMENT

Plant Customization in SAP

The Plant is a location where the material is kept. It represents a production facility or material requirement planning in SAP system. In SD,...

Understanding Batch Management

The product produced according to the Recipe and in one homogenous mixture which can not be reproduced. It is mainly used in Food product...

Source List Determination Process

What is a Source List? The Source List identifies preferred sources of supply for certain materials. If the Source List has been properly maintained, it...

Understanding Invoice Verification Process

The Invoice Verification component completes the material procurement process and allows credit memos to be processed. Invoice Verification includes entering invoices and credit memos...

PRODUCTION PLANNING

ERP Production Overview

With support for all product strategy for companies in the discrete process and consumer products industry, ERP helps companies manage the full range of...

Run MRP, Convert Planned order to Production Order, Settle Costs of Production Order

Run the full Material requirements planning, and then display a planned order. In the next step you will convert the planned order to a...

Create and Display Routing

Allow trading goods to be used in the production of finished goods. In addition, you will define a routing for your finished goods....

Create work center

This is where you employees will work to assemble your finished goods. In this example, a day shift working from 8am to 5pm...

FUN CORNER

Fun Tidbits in SAP Code

There is a lot of fun activity going on in SAPFans. Go to Include - LV61BMES and read line from 4 to 7. Go...

Meaning of SAP

The "official" one is the german name of the company: "Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung", that is "Sytems, Applications, Products in data processing"....

Very Funny SAP Jokes on SAP Software

Funny facts about SAP Software, these are some funny SAP jokes to make you giggle the least. SAP is such a great software that...

LATEST ARTICLES

Unlocking SAP*

Instead of deleting user SAP* try to unlock the user by logging into the system with some other user. This How to Document will...

Configuring Asset Accounting

The configuration steps for Asset Accounting in brief are as follows: Copy a reference chart of depreciation areas Assign Input Tax indicator for non...

Tolerances for Invoice verification

The following are instances of tolerances that can be defined for Logistic Invoice Verification. Small Differences Moving Average Price variances Quantity variances Price variances Based...

Remote Function Call

RFC is a communication interface that provides the ability to call a function remotely from another SAP System or Non SAP System. Each function module...

Basis Administration Tips

Basis Administration Tips(PDF) on : Personalization of your SAP system via Logon screen & Splash screen Determine Optimum DIA WP Number Locking Security Holes through IMG transactions Saving...

SAP MM FAQs

Download/View SAP MM FAQs to answer the below Questions on SAP MM. 1. What are the types of special stocks available? 2. What are the types...

Five Big Improvements in Just Five Months

Enterprise system implementations can be invasive, disruptive, and even counter-productive, causing considerable expense, possibilities of wrenching business-process change, and gnawing uncertainty in the minds...

ABAP Programs for Beginners

Here is the list of available ABAP Programs. Click this to download the PDF document. How to define types and data objects A Few Simple Examples Working...

FICO Configuration

SAP FICO Configuration Manual (Download Here) on Financial Accounting, Asset Accounting, Controlling and Profit Center Accounting. Financial Accounting Configuration on: Create company code Define company...

SAP Integration

The integration of the SAP modules is sometimes an area where design and configuration is weakest. Project teams are often divided into subteams by...

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

What is RFID? RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. Today, RFID Tags are already used for a variety for dedicated purposes, such as theft protection...

SAP Production Planning Tips and Tricks

SAP Production Planning Tips and Tricks contains a huge collection of smart answers to get the work done faster. Here is the list of...

Fraud Auditing within a SAP R-3 Environment

SAP can facilitate some types of frauds and deter others. The challenge for the internal auditor working with SAP is to have the skills,...

Distribution Monitor

During the Unicode conversion the system copy causes a high CPU load time during the exports. As most of the CPU power is spent...

Unicode Conversion

Tips and Tricks for Improving the Conversion Time This document on tips and tricks on Unicode Conversion is meant to improve the conversion time needed...

A Non-Technical Alternative to LSMW

The Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW) is a technical tool provided by SAP to help with the data migrations during initial implementations. It is...

Taxes

SAP allows the consideration of following taxes: Tax on sales and purchases US sales tax Additional taxes Withholding tax SAP covers two types of taxation Taxes levied at national level(with...

ALE Configuration

To develop and configure a new custom ALE scenario, comprises 5 steps: 1. Design and develop the custom IDoc with it’ s segments and a...

Discount and Payment Terms

Terms of payment are conditions agreed between business partners for the payment of invoices. The terms of payment enable system to calculate the Cash Discount...

UI DEVELOPMENTS

Calling BAPI from Webdynpro

In the Wizard: Start the "Web Dynpro Wizard" through menu option create -> service call from context menu of the Web Dynpro component   Use existing...

Create Two views and Navigate – Hands on Web Dynpro

Create a new Web Dynpro Component called ZWD_##_SIMPLE_APPLICATION. Change the proposed window name to MAIN. Locate the Component Controller node in the project structure that...

Web Dynpro In a Nutshell

Web Dynpro From a technological standpoint, SAP's Web Dynpro for ABAP/Java is a ground-breaking measure in the development of internet-based user interfaces. It's entirely unlike...

Creating a Hello World Web Dynpro Application

How to Create and run a simple Web Dynpro application. 1. Create a new Web Dynpro Component called ZWD_##_HELLO_WORLD. Change the proposed window name to...