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Modify Standard Purchasing Report Output of ME2N
By Ansumesh Kumar Samal, IBM
A very common requirement from customer is to
modify the outputs of standard reports.
Here I have tried to explain how to modify the
standard report ME2N output.
Purchase Orders by PO Number: T-code: ME2N
is a standard report that retrieves a purchase order details via a document
number and other user-defined parameters.
Minimum parameters in selection-screen we need
to pass are valid PO number and the Scope
Scope of List defines the format in which
report will get display.
Report output look like below.
Here in this output we need to add one
additional column which will display some information as per the requirement. Here
let’s add an extra field/column and display text ‘SAP Technical’ in that.
If in scope of list field ‘ALV’
format is not available then you can do the below SPRO configuration to
bring the same. One customizing request will be generated for same.
For modifying above report output, we need to
modify the underlying database structure of the report. And here the structure
is MEREP_OUTTAB_PURCHDOC (view: basic list).
Then we can make use of any appropriate BADI/Enhancement
available for population of value to the newly added field in the structure.
There are several other underlying applicable structures exists for this report
which can be used in similar manner as explained below for other reporting and
its modification. Here we are modifying the simple basic view of the purchasing
Examples of other structures:
MEREP_OUTTAB_SCHEDLINES: Schedule Lines for
List Displays in Purchasing
MEREP_OUTTAB_ACCOUNTING: Account Assignment
for List Display Purchasing
Our scope for this example limits to structure
MEREP_OUTTAB_PURCHDOC .Lets do a
append structure for structure MEREP_OUTTAB_PURCHDOC
Add our new field for the report here,
maintain enhancement category and then activate.
Ignore warning message during activation if
Now we are done with enhancement of underlying
structure. Let’s execute the report ME2N and see our newly added field. You
need to choose the field from Layout
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