Fundamentals of SAP Customizing

SAP GUI Navigation Video

As part of standard SAP Training in any module, you will first have to learn SAP GUI Navigation. This brief 20 minute video gives you an understanding of the basic elements of SAP GUI and how to navigate the basics. For more information, you can visit the following pages. You will also need SAP Access to practice on the SAP GUI.


SAP GUI Installation Sofware and Hardware Requirements

Windows 2000
Minimal Recommended
Memory 128 MB 192 MB
Processor 200+ Mhz 500+ Mhz
Windows xp/2003 Server
Minimal Recommended
Memory 128 MB 192 MB
Processor 233+ Mhz 500+ Mhz
Windows Vista/2008 Server/ Windows 7
Minimal Recommended
Memory 512 MB 1 GB
Processor 800+ Mhz 1+ Ghz


Know the official,  SAP Note 26417 – SAP GUI Resources Hardware & Software Requirements here.


Hard Disk Requirements :

110 MB (minimum packet SAP GUI + SAP Logon) up to 510 MB (70 MB – 470 MB, if operating system files (MFC, IE, Office) do not have to be updated). The amount of disk space required will increase if additional components like Adobe Lifecycle Designer have to be installed as well, but the size of  SAP GUI itself does not differ much when releases 6.20 and 7.10 are compared.

How to view the Contents of a Database Table in SAP ? – Feb 2011 SAP Training Batch

Many SAP Training students find it a little difficult to initially understand database tables. Here is a quick tutorial on how to view the contents of a database table in SAP. Use Transaction code [ SE16 ] or use the menu path

Demo Video

SAP Easy Access -> Tools -> ABAP Workbench -> Overview -> SE16 Data Browser

Enter the SAP Database table of your choice and hit enter.

The initial screen will show the fields for selection. All the fields in the database are not shown. If you want to see more fields in the initial data browser field selection screen, goto Settings -> Fields for Selection and choose the fields.

For example, if you want to select the orders from the Sales Org 1000, enter 1000 in the SAP Sales Org field and hit execute button.

You can double select each of the fields in the subsequent screen to view more on the details of the entries.

This post is useful for other SAP Training modules like SAP MM Training, SAP CRM Training, SAP FICO Training etc as well.

How to view the Factory Calendar in SAP – Jan 2011 SAP Training Batch

Today one of the SAP Training students asked how to view Factory Calendar in SAP when discussing Scheduling in SAP ?

Use the following Menu path

[ spro -> IMG -> SAP Netweaver -> General Settings -> Maintain Factory Calendar ]

Select “Factory Calendar”  and then click the view button. Select the SAP factory calendar you wanted to view ( in this case “US Factory Calendar” ) and then click on the Definition button.

Here you can see the definition of the US Factory Calendar.

The holidays associated with that calendar can be viewed using the SAP Holiday Calendar ID “US” . As usual , you need SAP Access to practice this. This is important for SAP MM Training, SAP PP Training and other SAP Modules as well.

Question 1 : Create a Custom Factory Calendar Zx valid from 2000 to 2020

Question 2 : Can you create a Factory Calendar without specifying the Holiday Calendar ?

Question 3 : Make the working days in the calendar Zx as Monday through Saturday.


SAP HR Live Project

Magna Training is proud to offer a full fledged SAP HR Live Project which includes all areas of SAP HR. For more information on SAP HR Training, please visit our link listed above.

What is included :

  1. Business Requirements in all of the following Functional areas of SAP HR
    1. PA ( Personnel Administration )
    2. OM ( Organization Management )
    3. TM ( Time Management )
    4. PY ( Payroll )
  2. Detailed Blueprint preparation ( Including techniques to prepare the same – SAP HR Blueprint Sample here or here)
  3. Full Fledged BPP’s ( Business Process Procedures ) which includes full configuration steps for all the business scenarios mentioned in the Business Requirement document.

The price for SAP HR Live project is as follows.

Option 1 : Full Fledged , Instructor led SAP HR Live Project Hands-on Training ( Including 30 hours of instructor time ) – $ 500

Option 2 : Full fledged SAP HR Training + Full Fledged , Instructor led SAP HR Live Project ( Option1 above )                     – $ 1000

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