Yet Another Great Step by Step LSMW Tutorial

In an SAP R/3 implementation the data from legacy system (non SAP R/3) needs to be transferred to the SAP system. Periodic data transfer between R/3 and other system (interfacing) is also required. Both of the above form a part of data migration. In SAP, known tools for data migration are:

  • BDC (Batch Data Communication)
  • LSMW (Legacy System Migration Workbench)

This document presents high level view of LSMW and to provides you information about how to use this functionality. Following are the headlines from this study material:

  • Difference between BDC & LSMW
  • What is LSMW ? Principles, Features and Pre-Requisities for LSMW
  • Import methods defined: IDOC’ s,BAPI’s, Standart/Direct Input, Batch Input
  • Step by step procedures for using conversion tool LSMW
  • Step by step procedures for Direct Input Method, Batch Input Method, BAPI in LSMW and so on..

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SAP SD CIN Presentation: Concepts, Configuration and More…

In this presentation you will find a comprehensive content regarding to SAP India localization with respect to Sales And Distribution module. Following are headlines from the document

  • Indian tax structures defined: Direct Taxes (Capital Tax, Personal income tax) and Indirect Taxes ( Excise duties, Sales taxes and Service taxes)
  • Excise duties and Sales taxes defined and differences explained.
  • Types of excise duties: Basic Excise duty, Additional Excise duty, Special Excise duty are explained.
  • Sales Processes are shown in detail: Sales from factory, Sales from Depot…
  • A common word CENVAT is described.
  • Condition based tax procedure TAXINN configuration is shown.
  • Excise Register defined and types of Excise Registers listed.
  • Tax/Excise Duty set up for MM & SD is explained step by step with screenshots.
  • You will be guided through basic settings of Excise Registration ID’s, Company Code, Plant, Excise groups, Series groups, Excise Duty Indicators,
  • CENVAT Utilization explained.

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Extensive SAP Smartforms Training Material

Smartform is a template that simplifies the process of designing business forms. You need smartform to print, distribute or display business forms. Smartform tool includes utilities for designing forms and for defining the interface to the application programs that use forms for data output. The output of application data is placed into a dynamically expandable table where the size and layout of the output table is determined by the number of records being retrieved.

Smartforms are used for designing and printing various types of  application documents across the various SAP modules like SD, FI, PU, IM, WM etc. Smartforms are used for mass printing like monthly invoices sent by telecom companies or salary statements.

In this document you will get basic knowledge about 3 components of SAP Smartform: Print Program, Layout Set and Function. After this introduction, you will learn step by step how to develop a smartform. Basic configuration required to do for smartforms is also explained. In presentation you will also find templates to do exercise. And at the end, you will be provided some tips and tricks in smartform as

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SAP Pricing Configuration & User Manual

This is not a comprehensive guide but just based on specific requirement which first guides you through a simple Pricing Configuration and later shows you a real-life exercise with some sales procedures.

In this document you will do the following tasks
Step 1: Look at Document pricing procedures
Step 2: Look at Customer specific pricing
Step 3: Determining what procedure to use (customer or document) &Setup rule for pricing determination
Step 4:

  1. Testing the new pricing procedure (creating sales order)
  2. Look at price changes based on valid dates (planned changes)
  3. Manually override a price (from $295 to $305)

Step 5:

  1. Create a discount of $10 per unit if any customer buys over 10 units.
  2. Add a customer discount of 10% if any customer buys for over $1,000.
  3. Create Minimum pricing

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Exporting / Importing / Transporting LSMW in SAP

After creating LSMW in the development system you will need this LSMW in the respective systems i.e. Quality system and Production system.
You have 2 options available:

Option 1
Step 1: You export the LSMW created in the development system.
Step 2: You import the LSMW in the quality system or the production system

Option 2
Create a transport request and transport it through STMS (SAP Transport Management system) path.

In this document you will be guided for both options mentioned above. Read more

SAP New General Ledger Presentation – Highlights

Introduced with mySAP ERP 2004 (ECC 5.0) New General Ledger came with many functionalities that makes your process easier. Previously, a lot of shares have been already made for New General Ledger that introduces you these features.

This document is yet another presentation highlights following key features

  • Totals Table FAGLFLEXT
  • New FI drill-down reporting
  • Parallel Valuation – Multiple Ledger Approach
  • Segment Reporting
  • Document Splitting

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Year End Closing Guide in SAP Asset Accounting

This is a handy document that guides you for Year-End Procedures in Asset Accounting. Highlights from the document is as follows:

  • One of the most common problem end-users face is Fiscal year Change not yet made for company code XXXX, this is because fiscal year change is not carried out yet in Asset Accounting through transaction AJRW. Required procedures covered in document with screenshots.
  • Before you run year-end closing (AJAB), make sure depreciation runs (AFAB, ASKB) are all done. Then start closing with account reconcilation of AA and FI and later execute Fiscal Year change (AJAB)
  • You may face problems during year-end closing. In this document you will be guided for Depreciation not posted completely and Transactions not completely  periodically posted problems.

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