Chapter 11. Generic R/3 Data Extraction
In Chapter 10, we discussed how to use Business Content's standard DataSources. In this chapter, we will describe how to use its generic R/3 data extraction capability. Generic R/3 data extraction allows us to extract virtually any R/3 data.
For example, the 0VENDOR characteristic in Business Content contains only vendor master data. The data are from R/3 table LFA1 (Screen 11.1).
If the information about a vendor in our business depends on the purchasing organization with which the vendor deals, then we must create a new vendor characteristic compounded with 0PURCH_ORG (Purchasing Organization). In R/3, the data will come from another table LFM1 (Screen 11.2). LFM1 is a join table containing vendor and purchasing ...