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Workflow Trading Contract

  During an implementation project on S4H, our team used the GTM (Global Trade Management) solution. This solution is very usefull, it allows to manage in one place the selling and buying part. But I am not going to talk about this solution, but rather the part I worked on …

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Workflow Basics & More! A handy guide

Hello SAPians,   Below are some handy function modules (along with sample code), transactions, programs & macros used in SAP Business Workflows. Also some important points to remember which I put together from my experience. So here we go!!! Function Modules Trigger Workflow FM – SAP_WAPI_CREATE_EVENT CALL FUNCTION ‘SAP_WAPI_CREATE_EVENT’ EXPORTING object_type     = ‘XXXX’ object_key      = lv_objkey …

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SRM workflow troubleshooting

In SAP consulting I have always faced issues with Workflow which may sometimes be sporadic and really don’t have an answer as to why they occurred . The only easy solution is to get the workflow restarted for me this has worked most of the times . I am not …

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Reminder in SAP Workflow

Prior: – I had requirement to send Reminder mail at regular interval to user for approval from mail. If user didn’t respond within time Workflow instance will be inevitably completed. Author: Parin Chahwala STEP 1: – Create General User Decision step to trigger MAIL for approve/Reject Workflow step. Here, we are …

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Call for Speakers – ASUG Annual Conference

It’s that time of year again – no, not to finish off your Halloween candy, or to get ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas – it’s the Call for Presentations for the ASUG Annual Conference (conveniently co-located with a little event called SAPPHIRE NOW). This event will take place in Orlando, …

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How to trigger workflow using BTE

When BTE is being used ? You have a scenario to trigger a workflow from a business transaction and you reach to conclusion (after viewing event trace in transaction SWEL) that no event is triggered when that transaction is executed. Now how would you trigger a workflow as there is …

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Testing deadline monitoring in workflow

Testing deadline monitoring in workflow Objective: While testing a deadline monitoring in workflow we can’t wait till 3-2 days, we want to test it by changing it manually for 5 min or as required. This can be achieved by following these simple steps. (Sometime deadline monitoring will not trigger at …

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WF Error Log Notification Report

Requirement: Email should be sent to initiator and IT support team for all errors in SWIA. Problem: SWIA can be used to list workitems in ERROR status, this report can be extracted manually as a ALV output. To extract this report, one would need to access SWIA daily and pull …

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Consistency Checks in SAP Workflow

As extended checks and code inspector checks performed on any ABAP Code , we can do the same on workflow as well . The following T-code are using for consistency and extended checks in workflow. SWU4 : Consistency check for standard task SWU5 : Consistency check for customer task SWU6 …

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Double event received for subtype objects

I recently encountered a strange behavior of the event receiver: if an event is raised of a subtype of an object the receiver function module of the supertype is also called. The event trace showed the correct object (the subobject), but the receiver FM used the wrong one (the superobject). …

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Extended Notification Screenshots

Extended Notifications is the SAP standard way of informing users (by email) about SAP Workflow workitems in their inbox. Here are some (old) screenshots I often reference when setting up Extended Notifications. This is not a guide on how to set up Extended Notifications, this is to show what it …

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Customizing Requests in PFTC

WF Issue Description: While making change in WorkFlow Task(Using PFTC Transaction) from general to Non General OR Vice Versa,System was not asking Customizing TR. Enter :-T-code OOCR Check Field CORR Value: If It is Blank Exit. (Do not Change) CASE 2: CORR = ‘X (IF value is not Initial) Action: …

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Sending Mail using Extended notification

Extended notifications for SAP Business Workflow notify users by e-mail or SMS about work items that need to be processed. Notifications are sent to the relevant user in the form of messages. At present, e-mail messages (HTML or text-only) and SMS messages are supported. Step 1 : The report SWN_SELSEN …

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How to archive SAP workflows

Introduction   In this, the sixth blog in a 73-part series (‘The Overworked Workflow Administrator’), I hope to definitively answer the commonly-asked question: ‘How do you archive SAP workflows?’.   As a workflow administrator, I always knew I had to eventually archive some workflows, but it never reached the top …

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