SAP Table Fields

MARA-MEINS Base Unit SAP Table field attribute values such as data element, length, datatype







MEINS is a standard field within SAP Table mara that stores Base Unit of Measure information. LI>Blanket

  • The conversion of alternative units of measure to the base unit should


  • You define the base unit of measure and also alternative units of
  • The base unit of measure is the unit satisfying the highest necessary stockkeeping unit.


  • Since all data is updated in the base unit of measure, your entry is quantity in the alternative unit of measure can only be shown precisely alternative units of measure. A
  • Service unit

  • Unit of measure at the higher item level. The precise quantities of the units of measure (alternative units of measure) to the base unit of particularly important for the conversion of

    Below is the list of attribute values for this field including its length, data type, description text, associated , search help etc... You could also view this information on your SAP system if you enter the table name MARA or data element MEINS into the relevant SAP transaction such as SE11 or SE80.

    Also check out the Contributions section below to add and view useful hints, tips and screen shots specific to this SAP table field. These details can also be found quickly in the future by simply searching on the SAP object name MARA-MEINS or its description.

    Main Table: mara

    Example ABAP code to select data from table MARA field MEINS

    DATA: LD_MEINS TYPE MARA-MEINS.

    SELECT single MEINS
    FROM MARA
    INTO LD_MEINS
    WHERE...

    Attributes from SAP Table field MARA-MEINS





    Short Description:Base Unit of Measure...See data element details
    Position of field in table:15
    Keyfield:No
    Mandatory:No
    Check table:T006
    Used for foreign key relationship so that entries are restricted to those that appear within the primary key of the check table.

    Foreign key relationship fields
    Internal type(i.e. C,I,N):Assigned at Data Element level, See MEINS
    Internal Length(in Bytes):Assigned at Data Element level, See MEINS
    Reference table:
    Can field have NULL value?:Yes
    Data Element / Component Type:MEINS
    Domain name:MEINS
    Reference field for currency/qty fields:
    Data type/ Length / Decimals See data element details
    Origin of Search help:No input help exists
    No input help exists for this field.



    Search help attached to field:
    Is field a table (i.e. nested table):Yes
    Depth for structured types:N/A
    Component Type:Built-in type
    Is allocated Language Field?:N/A
    If a table/structure contains more than 1 language field (i.e. data type LANG) this flag denotes which one is used for the text language


    Object Referenced type:No Information stored