WE18 SAP tcode for – Generate Status File

Here we would like to draw your attention to WE18 transaction code in SAP. As we know it is being used in the SAP BC-MID (Middleware in Basis) component which is coming under BC module (BASIS).WE18 is a transaction code used for Generate Status File in SAP.

SAP WE18 transaction code

It comes under the package SED.When we execute this transaction code, MSEIDOC1 is the normal standard SAP program that is being executed in background.

SAP WE18 menu path

See the possible menu paths to access the same report by avoiding entering the transaction code.
Path 1
Logistics → Materials Management → Foreign Trade/Customs → Communication / Printing → Communication / Printing → Environment → IDoc / EDI Basis → Test → Generate Status File


Path 2
Logistics → Sales and Distribution → Foreign Trade/Customs → Communication / Printing → Communication / Printing → Environment → IDoc / EDI Basis → Test → Generate Status File


Transaction WE18 technical data table

TcodeWE18
PurposeGenerate Status File
ModuleBC
ComponentBC-MID
SAP PackageSED
Program runningMSEIDOC1
ObjectS_IDOCCTRL
Screen No200
TypeT

Some Basic Questions & Answers

Which SAP Program will run when we enter tcode WE18?
Program named MSEIDOC1 will run when we enter transaction code WE18.
What is the transaction code type of WE18?
WE18 is a Dialog Transaction code type which is shortly represented as T.

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