Monday, 2 December 2013

Basics of Document Data Flow and Copying Control in SAP SD Process

Data flow and copying control are basic but most important functionality in SAP SD process. Copy Control functionality controls which data is copied from the source document to the following document. For example, you can define a fresh sales order type and utilize the recently created sales order type for a latest delivery order. For this intention, you can define a new copy control for data flow between these two sales documents. If you don’t maintain the copy control from an origin document type to a end document type and try to create the target document copying from the source, the system will prompt you with an error.

Data Flow:

You can create sales document with reference to a preceding document from both: 
  1. Initial screen and 
  2. During Document Processing
Create document with preceding document in SAP SD
Create document with preceding document in SAP SD