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  • 1. Navigation
  • 2. Module Objectives
    • Explain how to log on to SAP
    • Discuss navigation techniques
    • Describe basic R/3 transactions
    • Define an R/3 session
    • Describe several general system functions
    • Describe attributes of SAP Help
  • 3. Logging On to SAP
    • Double-click the SAP LOGON icon on the Windows desktop.
    SAP Logon Screen
    • Select appropriate server from list.
    • Click on the Logon button.
  • 4. Logging On to an SAP Client
    • Enter appropriate client number (provided by faculty).
    • Enter appropriate user id (provided by faculty).
    • Enter appropriate password (provided by faculty).
    SAPGUI Logon Screen
  • 5. Navigation Menu Bar Command Field Standard Toolbar Options Title Bar Application Toolbar Input Field Radio Buttons Push Buttons Status Bar
  • 6. Navigation SAP Easy Access
  • 7. R/3 Transactions
    • Transactions form the basis of SAP program processing.
    • A transaction is the smallest step that can be executed by the user.
    • 4 - 20 character transaction codes are commonly used to quickly access specific screens in SAP.
    • Transaction codes are entered in the OK (Command) field in the R/3 System.
    • A number of commands are provided to facilitate SAP session management and transaction processing.
    Example Transaction Codes : SE80 - Repository Browser SE38 - ABAP Editor SE11 - ABAP Dictionary SM04 - Overview of Users OK Field Commands: /o - Lists users sessions /oxxxx - Creates a new session and starts transaction xxxx /n - Cancels current transaction /nxxxx - Cancels current transaction and starts transaction xxxx /h - Turns on Debugger mode /nend - Logs off /i - Deletes current session
  • 8. R/3 Sessions
    • A session is an independent window to work in.
    • Multiple sessions allow several tasks to be worked on at once.
    • To open a new session, select Create session from the System menu or use transaction /oxxxx.
    • Each user can have up to six parallel sessions open.
  • 9. General System Functions
    • Create session - starts a parallel session
    • End session - terminates the current session
    • User profile - provides user info (defaults, address, parameters)
    • Services - start reports, display and maintain tables
    • Utilities - access to debugger, SQL trace, resource usage
    • List - find character string, download code, print, save to reporting tree
    • Workflow access SAP Workflow
    • Own spool requests - shows spool requests for specified selection
    • Own job - displays status of the SAP users background jobs
    • Short message - allows the user to send a message to another SAP user
    • Status - displays user and system data (e.g., current screen/transaction code, etc.)
    • Log off - closes all parallel sessions for current logon ID
    In getting to know R/3, it is essential to understand the System menu options
  • 10. Help on Screen Fields
    • Users can get help on fields by pressing F1 or clicking the Help button on the toolbar when the cursor is positioned in the field in question.
    • A list of possible entries for a field can be obtained by pressing F4 or clicking the arrow to the right of the field (see diagram, left).
    • To select a value from the possible entry list, double click the entry or position the cursor on the value and press F2.
    F4 F1
  • 11. Extended Help
    • Users running R/3 through a Windows frontend can obtain documentation from the HTML help file.
    • The Extended Help option takes the user to the chapter that covers the application currently being used.
    • Getting Started displays a general introduction to the R/3 System.
    • The R/3 Library link accesses to the R/3 Online Documentation.
  • 12. Questions & Answers Any questions?