Price Planning Using Ratios
Using ratios, you can calculate the quotient of two value fields directly on the planning layout. You define ratios in CO-PA Customizing under Planning® Planning Aids.
When you define a planning layout, you can choose ratios to define columns just as you would choose value fields. By default, the ratio can also be entered manually by the user.
If you enter the quantity and the revenue, the system automatically calculates the price. If, however, you enter the quantity and the price, the system calculates the revenue.
If you change one of the three values, special rules determine which of the other two values should be recalculated. You can define these rules when you define the ratios.
The values you enter or have calculated for ratios are not stored in the database. Instead, the system calculates them based on the relevant value fields each time you display them.
Ratios let you:
In addition, you can use ratios together with ratio schemes to valuate your current plan version using average prices from actual data or from a reference plan version. For the manual entry of planning data, use the function Edit ® Planning methods ®Ratios.