BAPI_MATERIAL_SAVEDATA SAP Function module - Create and Change Material Master Data
BAPI_MATERIAL_SAVEDATA is a standard SAP function module available within R/3 SAP systems depending on your version and release level. Below are the pattern details for this FM showing its interface including any import, export parameters etc and for your convenience any standard documentation available. All this information and more can be viewed if you enter the function module name BAPI_MATERIAL_SAVEDATA into the relevant SAP transaction such as SE37 or SE80.
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Pattern for FM BAPI_MATERIAL_SAVEDATA - BAPI MATERIAL SAVEDATA
Associated Function Group: 1001UEB
Released Date: 16.01.2006
CALL FUNCTION 'BAPI_MATERIAL_SAVEDATA' "Create and Change Material Master Data EXPORTING headdata = " bapimathead Header segment with control information * clientdata = " bapi_mara Client-specific material data * clientdatax = " bapi_marax Information on update for CLIENTDATA * plantdata = " bapi_marc Plant-specific material data * plantdatax = " bapi_marcx Information on update for PLANTDATA * forecastparameters = " bapi_mpop Forecast Parameters * forecastparametersx = " bapi_mpopx Information on update for FORECASTDATA * planningdata = " bapi_mpgd Planning data * planningdatax = " bapi_mpgdx Information on update for PLANNINGDATA * storagelocationdata = " bapi_mard Storage-location-specific material data * storagelocationdatax = " bapi_mardx Information on update for STORAGELOCATIONDATA * valuationdata = " bapi_mbew Valuation data * valuationdatax = " bapi_mbewx Information on update for VALUATIONDATA * warehousenumberdata = " bapi_mlgn Warehouse-number-specific material data * warehousenumberdatax = " bapi_mlgnx Information on update for WAREHOUSEDATA * salesdata = " bapi_mvke Sales data * salesdatax = " bapi_mvkex Information on update for SALESDATA * storagetypedata = " bapi_mlgt Storage-type-specific material data * storagetypedatax = " bapi_mlgtx Information on update for STORAGETYPEDATA * flag_online = SPACE " bapie1global_data-testrun No ALE Field Selection * flag_cad_call = SPACE " bapie1global_data-testrun Call From CAD System * no_dequeue = SPACE " bapie1global_data-testrun Screens, display user entry * no_rollback_work = SPACE " bapie1global_data-testrun Override rollback if error occurs IMPORTING return = " bapiret2 Return parameters * TABLES * materialdescription = " bapi_makt Material descriptions * unitsofmeasure = " bapi_marm Units of measure * unitsofmeasurex = " bapi_marmx Information on update for UNITSOFMEASURE * internationalartnos = " bapi_mean International Article Numbers (EANs) * materiallongtext = " bapi_mltx Long texts * taxclassifications = " bapi_mlan Tax classifications * returnmessages = " bapi_matreturn2 All messages * prtdata = " bapi_mfhm Production resource/tool (PRT) fields in the material master * prtdatax = " bapi_mfhmx Information on update for PRTDATAX * extensionin = " bapiparex Reference Structure for BAPI Parameters EXTENSIONIN/EXTENSIONOUT * extensioninx = " bapiparexx Reference Structure for BAPI Parameters EXTENSIONIN/EXTENSIONOUT . " BAPI_MATERIAL_SAVEDATA
SAP Documentation for FM BAPI_MATERIAL_SAVEDATA
You use this method to create new material master data or to change existing material master data. The data on a material can be transferred for each call.
When creating material master data, you must transfer the material number, the material type, and the industry sector to the method. You must also enter a material description and its language.
When changing material master data, you need enter only the material number.
In the header data, you must select at least one view for which data is to be created. Depending on the view selected, you must maintain other required parameters. If you do not enter values for all of the required parameters, the method is ended with an error message.
The corresponding fields in the tables (such as CLIENTDATA) must first be supplied with data by the calling program. An indicator must also be set for each of these fields so that the data is written to the database by the method. This requires the calling program to supply the corresponding field with the indicator in a checkbox table (for example, CLIENTDATAX). Checkbox tables exist for tables that do not contain any language-dependent texts (MAKT, MLTX), International Article Numbers (MEAN), or tax classifications (MLAN). Several data records for a material can be created in these tables.
INCLUDE ISO OBJECT DOKU ID TX
If you want to maintain long texts (basic data texts, internal comments, purchase order texts, material memos, or sales texts) or customer-defined fields for a material, some special conditions have to be observed. They are described in the documentation for parameters MATERIALLONGTEXT and EXTENSIONIN.
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