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Basic Functions and Master Data in SD Processing (SD-BF)……………………………… 7
Master Data in Sales and Distribution………………….8
Organizational Structures …………………………………..9
Organizational Structures in SD……...……………….10
Sales Areas……………………………………………..11
Sales organization ………………………………..12
Distribution channel ………………………………13
Division ………………………………………………14
Internal Organization in Business Development and Sales……..15
Organization in Shipping and Transportation ..17
Department and Receiving Point …………………18
Organizational Structures in Accounting……………20
Organizational Structures in Material Management…………………….21
Link between Sales and Distribution and Accounting………………….22
Link to Materials Management Structure …………..23
Customers and Business Partners ……………………24
Business Partner Master Data Structure …………..25
Account Groups ……………………………………….28
Number Assignment ………………………………….29
Partner Functions……………………………………..31
Consumers………………………………………………34
Processing Customer Master Records ……………..36
Creating Customer Master Records …………….38
Displaying Additional Information on Customer Master Records ………………………………………………40
Deleting a Customer Master Record ……………41
Blocking a Customer Master Record ……………42
Displaying Changes in Customer Master Record…………………..43
Changing an Account Group……………………….45
Comparing Customer Master Records …………47
Customer Hierarchies ………………………………………48
Customer Hierarchy Type ……………………………….50
Organizational Data in a Customer Hierarchy ……51
Account Groups in Customer Hierarchies………….52
Creating Customer Hierarchy Nodes……………53
Validity Data for Assignments in Customer Hierarchies …….………..54
Maintaining Customer Hierarchies……………………55
Calling Up Customer Hierarchy Maintenance..57
Creating Customer Hierarchies……………………59
Changing Customer Hierarchies………………….60
Removing Customers From the Hierarchy ……62
Deleting an Assignment in a Customer Hierarchy………………….63
Analyzing Errors during Customer Hierarchy Maintenance……..64
Updating a Customer Hierarchy…………………..65

Customer Hierarchies in Sales Order Processing 66
Partner Determination for Customer Hierarchy Nodes……………67
Displaying Higher-Level Partners in the Sales Order ……………..69
Customer Hierarchies and Pricing ……………….70
Products and Services……………………………………..72
Material Types………………………………………………73
Industry Sectors ……………………………………………75
Organizational Structure of the Material Master Record………………76
Data Structure of the Material Master Record ……77
Maintenance Status in the Material Master Record…………………….78
Sales and Distribution Screens in the Material Master Record …….79
Grouping Materials………………………………………..80
Units of Measure and Quantity Specifications ……82
Delivering Plants …………………………………………..84
Item Category Groups……………………………………85
Number Assignment for Material Master Records86
Creating a Material Master Record …………………..87
Deleting a Material Master Record …………………..89
Blocking a Material Master Record (Sales Status) ……………………..90
Maintaining a Material Master Record ………………91
Agreements…….92
Customer Material Information ………………………….93
Creating Customer-Material Information Records 94
Item Proposal….95
Creating Item Proposals…………………………………96
Basic Functions in SD ………………………………………97
Free goods ……..98
Maintaining Free Goods Master Data ……………..100
Maintaining Free Goods………………………………..102
Free Goods in Sales and Distribution Processing ………………………..104
Inclusive Free Goods without Item Generation…108
Dynamic Product Proposal ……………………………..111
Cross Selling…114
Material Determination……………………………………117
Creating Master Records for Material Determination………………………118
Automatic Product Selection………………………….119
Product Selection……………………………………120
Evaluating the Substitution Procedure………..121
Configuring Product Selection …………………..122
Setting the Condition Technique …………..123
Creating Product Substitution Procedures ……………………………..125
Assigning Procedures to Sales Document Types ………………………….126
Creating Substitution Reasons ……………..127
Setting Item Categories ……………………….130
Configuring Sales Document Item Categories …………………………..132
Configuring Delivery Item Categories..133
Determining Sales Document Item Categories …………………134
Determining Delivery Item Categories.135

Setting Copy Control ………………………136
Setting Schedule Line Categories …………138
Entering Materials for Substitution…………139
Product Attributes ……………………………….141
Product Selection in Sales Orders……………..142
Product Selection in Deliveries ………………….143
Product Selection in Billing Documents ………144
Product Selection in Returns …………………….145
Special Functions……………………………………146
Material Listing and Exclusion…………………………150
Creating Master Records for Material Listing and Exclusion ………………152
Partner Determination in Sales and Distribution (SD-BF-PD) ……………………153
Partner Control……………………………………………155
Partner Type ………………………………………….156
Partner Functions……………………………………157
Partner Determination Procedure ………………159
Partner Source……………………………………….161
Assigning the Account Group to Partner Functions…………………..162
Partners in the Sales and Distribution Process…163
Displaying Partner Information from Documents…………………………166
Displaying Partner Screen from the Sales Document …………………….167
Displaying Information on the Customers.168
Different Partners at Item Level …………………169
Entering Different Partners at Item Level .170
Authorized Partners for Release Orders……..172
Partner Determination for Customer Hierarchy Nodes…………………..174
Texts in Sales and Distribution………………………..176
Texts in Customer and Material Master Records177
Texts in Sales and Distribution Documents ……..178
Document Header Texts ……………………………….179
Document Item Texts ……………………………………180
Using Sales Texts ……………………………………….181
Copying Sales Texts …………………………………….182
Referencing and Duplicating Texts …………………184
Using Standard Texts…………………………………..185

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