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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

How to track delivery note deletion

Some time back we discussed about how to prevent delivery document deletion in the system. (Click here to view it). But in some businesses it is often requested to keep this functionality available for users, but track the deletion of delivery notes. This is similar to a system audit on delivery document deletion.
There is no such standard functionality available for this in SAP. But you can achieve this via below mentioned user exit coding.

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Author: Anupa Wijesinghe

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Procurement Restriction Using Material Statuses

SAP provides functionality to maintain statuses at both material and size level to control usability of the material or sizes. Once this functionality is activated, it can be used to control placing a sales order for material/size, purchasing the material/size or it can be sued merely as a status field for reporting. These status can be placed in different levels in the material master.

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Author: Tharaka Perera

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

How to change layout in the sales order item overview tab

It’s often requested by business users to re-arrange columns in the sales order item overview tab to have most useable columns to the left side of the screen. This is to avoid scrolling through the item overview tab to view values in certain columns.
As item overview has many columns and not every business is using all columns, SAP has given a functionality to re-arrange these columns in any order. Steps of re-arranging columns in the item overview tab is different from adjusting columns in the ALV report output screen.
Today let’s see how you can re-arrange columns in the sales order item overview tab.

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Author: Anupa Wijesinghe 

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How to Set Up an EAN Category

The International Article Number (also known as European Article Number or EAN or UPC) is a standard describing a barcode numbering system used in global trade to uniquely identify a specific product. Typically EANs are 12 digits, with the last digit being a check digit. (will be assigned automatically). These numbers help customers and warehouse uniquely identify a product using bar code scanning or EDI transmissions. Businesses are required to purchase an EAN number range before it can be set up in SAP. EANs can be internal or external; you would use internal if you have purchased an EAN range and you want SAP to generate numbers from that range or external if you are using your own number range.

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Author: Tharaka Perera

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Maximum Number of Billing Items

Due to various reasons, it is requested by some businesses to have a maximum number of line items per billing document. This can be achieved using standard SAP customizing changes as described below; 

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Author: Anupa Wijesinghe

Thursday, March 16, 2017

How to Set Country Specific Checks

SAP entails many checks and validations; one such validation that SAP allows you to control is the Country specific checks. These include Postal code, Bank & Bank Account and Tax Number validations. This is useful when you need to update changes in country specific validations or remove some checks for certain business requirements. 

In this document we will see how to set/remove country specific check in customization.

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Author: Tharaka Perera

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

How to set the default login language in SAP login

When you double click on the respective system in the SAP login pad, you will get the SAP login screen, where you need to enter your user ID and the password. In the same screen you might have seen a space to specify the language. If you’re working on a SAP system where you have multiple languages installed, the default language that was setup by the Basis team will appear here.

Let’s say; default language is setup as “IT” in your login screen and you always have to change it to English language (EN) before login. Today we will discuss how you can change this default language setting.

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Author: Anupa Wijesinghe



Friday, February 10, 2017

How to set a default variant to a Transaction VL06O

The initial selection screen you get for the transaction VL06O has 8 button options. Requirement is to appear only 4 buttons as soon as the transaction is being called. This can be handled by variants functionality in SAP.
If you set a custom variant (Z), user will see all 8 buttons when he logged in to the transaction code. Then user has to select the relevant Z variant from the variant selection button. A default variant for a transaction code is not possible with custom variants (Z). If you want to apply a default variant for a transaction, you have to save that variant as a system variant.

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Author: Anupa Wijesinghe

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

How to Print a Material Documents

You might have a requirement to take a physical print out of a material document that was posted in SAP. It could be a GR posting, a transfer posting or goods issue. All of these postings correspond to a particular movement type in SAP and creates a material document. SAP provides functionality to print these material documents. In this document we will see what configurations and master data needs to be in place to print material documents.

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Author: Tharaka Perera

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Duplicate entry check for Customer Purchase Order Number

It is often requested by most of the business users to check duplicate entries for the customer purchase order no field in the sales document header. This is to avoid entering multiple sales documents in the system with reference to the same customer purchase order. This can be achieved within standard SAP under sales document type customizing. Today let's look at how we can do this in SAP.

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Author: Anupa Wijesinghe