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This blog belongs to a series of blogs regrouped on the SCN page “SAP PLM Recipe Development for Beginners”. 

The objective of this SCN wiki page is to list and describe all reporting capabilities which are available for SAP PLM Recipe Development.

 

Reporting capabilities in SAP GUI

EHS Specification Database (CG02)

Search - Refine - Export to Excel function


You can also use the specification output variant for reporting

 

EHS Specification Database (CG02)

WWI-Report function

 

 

 

Reporting capabilities in the web-ui

 For SAP PLM Recipe Development there are several funtionalities available which can be used for reporting:

  • Export to Excel function
  • Download Data function
  • Adobe PDF report function
  • WWI Report function

 

 

Export to Excel function

At various objects and places there is a button “Export”. With this function you can easily export data from the object that you are currently working with into excel. Here is a list of places where this functions is available:

  • in the Recipe Formula
  • in the Advanced Search Hit List
  • ...

 

Export to Excel Function in the Recipe

 

 

Download Data Function

The Download Data Function is basically also a download to Excel (or alternatively in HTML) which can be manged in a very selective way. It is available for those objects:

  • Recipes
  • Specifications

 Download Data form a Recipe

 

 

 

 

With the Download Data Parameters, you can select which data shall be part of the download. You can save those selections in "Selection Layouts".

 

download in excel or HTML format

 

 

Downlaod Data - IMG Settings

IMG path: Logistic General – Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) – PLM Web User Interface – Download Data

Adobe PDF Print Report

 

Adobe PDF print reports are integrated at in SAP PLM Recipe Development and available for those objects:

  • Recipes
  • Labels

 

 

Pint PDF from the recipe

 

 

IMG Settings for PDF print reports

 

IMG path: Logistic General – Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) – PLM Web User Interface – Recipe Development – Labelling – Define PDF Forms

 

 

IMG path: Cross-Application Components – Processes and Tools for Enterprise Applications  - PDF based forms for SAP ERP – Activate PDF-Based Forms

 

 

IMG path: Logistic General – Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) – PLM Web User Interface – Recipe Development – Labelling – BaDI: Settings for Output of PDF-Based Print Form

 

 

Reporting with WWI in the web-ui

 

WWI (windows word integration) reports are also integrated in the PLM Recipe Development web-ui and can be used for those objects:

  • Specifications
  • Recipes
  • Labels

 

 

 

Here are some SCN articles with more information on WWI reports:

EHS WWI Reports – Camilla Zilles

WWI Template Creation  

 

 

 

Reporting capabilities with Fiori  

The following new Fiori Apps are now available for Recipe Development: 

 

Recipe Change Simulation: http://help.sap.com/fiori_bs2013/helpdata/en/32/7a185473541b5de10000000a44538d/frameset.htm

Recipe Finder Fiori App: http://help.sap.com/fiori_bs2013/helpdata/en/13/3a4b531dcae747e10000000a441470/frameset.htm