How to Execute Report Painter Reports Properly

Report Painter reports are available throughout your SAP system, including for reporting in FI, Controlling (CO), Project System (PS), Funds Management (FI-FM), and Logistic Information System (LIS). From a technical perspective, you can assign one or multiple Report Painter reports to a report group. You can then execute the report group using transaction GR55.

However, most organizations prefer to assign report authorizations by transaction code and therefore create individual transaction codes for each report. Then you have to transport the new transaction throughout the system landscape to execute the Report Painter report in your different systems (e.g., development or production).  Read more

Cost Center Reports in SAP

The SAP R/3 system comes with a vast amount of standard reports. Every SAP application has its own information system, which can be assessed from the application menu. Different tools have been used to build the reports and the outcome varies from very rigid, programmed reports to very flexible reports. Read more

SAP Report Painter


Report painter is the main tool for defining reports in the information system in controlling module.
All of the controlling reports (Cost center accounting, internal orders and profit center accounting) are created using report painter. You can also create reports in FI.
With Report Painter you can define reports quickly and easily across rows and columns.
You can use standard reports delivered by SAP as a base, copy them and do minor modifications, so as to suit your requirement.Very often it is felt that the standard reports delivered by SAP do not meet the user’s requirement. Therefore you need to create new reports. Read more