Chapter 22. Reporting and Query Basics

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

  • Overview of the reporting options in SAP

  • Introduction to variants

  • Overview of background processing

  • SAP reporting tools

This hour covers basic reporting concepts and introduces the SAP Information System, which contains the General Report Selection Tree. The other reporting options are discussed briefly. At the end of the hour, we wrap up with a more detailed discussion of the SAP reporting tools (SAP Query, InfoSet Query, Ad Hoc Query, and QuickViewer).

Reporting Tools

As detailed in earlier hours, SAP has the capability to support and manage all a firm’s business processes and underlying data. Although this data is stored in the SAP system and can be presented on SAP screens, you ...

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