ABAP – Load user-specific selection screen variant during program initialization

When user starts a program/report in SAPGUI, he want’s to have some speicific fields to be pre-filled with fixed values. This is true especially on more complex selection screens. So he must either create a transaction which executes the report with selected variant, or he can start the program directly and choose the variant on the selection screen manually.

But there’s also another option – load the variant dynamically by ABAP coding, during the INITIALIZATION event… Continue reading

SAP – How to enable IMG customizing directly in production system

Some IMG customizing activities are protected against modification in all but customizing system/client. But there might be activities that consultants need to perform directly in the production system without transporting the change though all the systems. Continue reading

ABAP – How to create/modify Source lists

In this code snippet I’ll demonstrate how to create or modify a source list (TCode ME01). I did’t find a suitable “standard way” how to do it, but after digging in the function module which processes inboud IDOC for source list (IDOC_INPUT_SRCLST) I managed to replicate the functionality in my own code.

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SAP – Movement Types

SAPWhat Is a Movement Type?
When you enter a goods movement in the system, you must enter a movement type to differentiate between the various goods movements. A movement type is a three-digit identification key for a goods movement. The following table contains examples of movement types. Continue reading

SAP – Classification System

SAPSAP Classification system can be very powerful tool to provide additional information to your master data. It can be used for classifying and subsequent searching objects based on given set of characteristics describing the object.

Also with using classification system you can extend your master data without modifying the master data tables! Continue reading

SAP – SD Enterprise structure

Sales and Distribution covers the entire order-to-cash process chain from customer inquiry and sales order to the products delivery to customer’s destination through billing and payment collection. The components of logistics execution are integrated and include picking, packaging and shipping.
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