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Sams Teach Yourself SAP R/3 in 10 Minutes by Simon Sharpe

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Setting Up the User Parameter

In SAP R/3, most fields have a short code that the system uses to distinguish it from other fields. This code is called the PID (parameter ID) number. To set up a user parameter for a field, you need to know its PID number.

Plain English

User Parameter Something you set up to hold the value of a commonly used field. This doesn't affect other users—it applies only to your user ID. It also stays in effect the next time you log on.

Finding the PID

The following steps walk you through finding the PID for a field (Pur-chasing Group, in this case) so you can set up the field's user parameter.

  1. In the Create: Purchase Requisition screen, move the cursor down to the Purchasing Group field. Click the Field Level Help tool ...

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