Lesson 10 Searching for Codes

The previous lesson provided some basic instructions on entering the codes for objects, dates, and units of measure in the data entry fields of initial screens. This next lesson answers the question: What do I do if I don’t know the codes?

There are so many codes for so many objects in the SAP database that it is impossible to remember them all and impractical to list them all on job aids, cheat sheets, and the like. For instance, any good-sized company might well own tens of thousands of pieces of equipment, each with its own unique code, which it houses in its plants, which have their own codes. It may also stock the same number of consumable materials, each with its own code, in its warehouses, which also have ...

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