MC8A SAP tcode for – Create Planning Type

Here we would like to draw your attention to MC8A transaction code in SAP. As we know it is being used in the SAP PP-SOP (Sales and Operations Planning – PP) component which is coming under PP module (Production Planning).MC8A is a transaction code used for Create Planning Type in SAP.

SAP MC8A transaction code

It comes under the package MCP2.When we execute this transaction code, SAPMMCP6 is the normal standard SAP program that is being executed in background.

SAP MC8A menu path

See the possible menu paths to access the same report by avoiding entering the transaction code.
Path 1
Logistics → Sales and Distribution → Sales Information System → Planning → Flexible planning → Tools → Planning Type/Macro → Create


Path 2
Logistics → Production → SOP → Planning → Flexible Planning → Tools → Planning Type/Macro → Create


Path 3
Logistics → Production → SOP → Tools → Planning Type/Macro → Create


Path 4
Logistics → Production → DRP → Planning → Sales planning → Flexible planning → Tools → Planning Type/Macro → Create


Transaction MC8A technical data table

TcodeMC8A
PurposeCreate Planning Type
ModulePP
ComponentPP-SOP
SAP PackageMCP2
Program runningSAPMMCP6
Screen No700
TypeT

Some Basic Questions & Answers

Which SAP Program will run when we enter tcode MC8A?
Program named SAPMMCP6 will run when we enter transaction code MC8A.
What is the transaction code type of MC8A?
MC8A is a Dialog Transaction code type which is shortly represented as T.

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