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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Disable “Import All” in STMS Queue

Login to your Transport Domain Controller. Run STMS --> Overview --> System Choose the system you want to disable "Import All" button. Goto transport tool...

Calling an Unauthorised transaction

SAP has a neat little trick which lets you skip a basic authority check by using this method which will basically let you skip...

SAP Transactions

Easy way to Get SAP transactions? Want to have the list of SAP transactions handy? Well you don't have you download SAP transactions from any...

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...

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

Understanding Purchase Requisitions

It is a request to procure certain quantity of material at certain point of time/date. It is an Internal Document and not used at...

SAP LSMW Hands on – Step by Step Instructions

The LSMW (Legacy System Migration Workbench) is a free SAP-based tool that supports the one-time or periodic transfers of data from non-SAP systems to...

Creating Classification Class for Purchase Requisition

Creation of classes Materials Management / Purchasing/ Purchase Requisition / Release Procedure /Procedure with Classification/ Edit Classes. Enter class, class type, & click on create button. Enter...

Stock Status in Warehouse

When goods arrive in the warehouse, they are usually received in the Goods Receipt Area (GR Area) near the receiving dock. Later, they are...

Warehousing Stock Category

In WM, it is important to know what quantity of a stock is in a particular storage bin, but also its status and whether...

Warehousing Stock Types

Special stock is managed separately in the Warehouse Management (WM) application for reasons of ownership or for various factors reflecting the location in which...

Shelf life expiration date (SLED) in Warehousing

The SLED field only exists in the quant when shelf life management is active in Materials Management (MM). This happens when the material master...

Usage of Quant in Warehouse Management

Quant is the stock of any material with the same features in one storage bin. The system manages different batches of a material as...

Creating Purchase Requisition & Follow Release Strategy

Go to Transaction - ME51N Enter material , plant, delivery date, quantity & press enter button. Now press check button below screen appears. Press Save . Release...

Stock Placement Using Storage Unit Types

The Warehouse Management (WM) system allows user to use a number of different storage unit types when user transfer and store materials in the...

Storage Types in Warehouse

It is a storage area in warehouse facility, or a warehouse zone that is defined in Warehouse Management (WM) for a warehouse number. This...

Material Master Configuration for Warehouse Management

The material master record is the source of material specific data, which is used throughout the SAP R/3 system. The data contained in the...

Building Organization Structure

In ERP, a company is made up of a variety of operational groups. These groups or organizational units can include sales, purchasing, accounting, distribution,...

SAP Warehouse Management Module Overview

The SAP Warehouse Management module allows: Definition and mapping of the physical warehousing structure in the system Processing goods movements like - receipts, issues,...

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...

Define user status(for master data)

Menu path:-Display IMG>Plant maintenance & customers services>Master data in plant maintenance & customers services>Basic setting>Define user status. Click on new entry   Select the Equipment profile &...

Use of Material Classification in Material Master

A Material is a goods or objects that are used, consumed, sold or created during the manufacturing may be called materials. It is the...

Invoice Processing in Accounts Payable

The business transactions for Accounts Payable include the following: Invoice Credit Memo Down Payment (Special G/L) Foreign Currency Cancel/Reverse Document Inter-company (Idoc's) The Enter Invoice screen consists of five standard tabs:...

Posting an Invoice in foreign currency

The company code currency is defined in SAP as a local currency. If the GL account currency = CC currency, then the posting can...

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...