Creating a Batch Master Record
You use this function to enter batch data into a separate master record.
You can only create batches and batch master records for a material if the material is to be handled in batches. To do this, you must set the
indicator in the material master record.
Creating a Batch Master Record Manually
To create a batch master record manually, choose
In the functions pushbutton.) and ), you can create batches by choosing the
If the material is not yet classified, you can choose a class when creating the batch master record.
Creating a Batch Master Record in the Background
The system creates a batch master record in the background in the following procedures:
The first time goods are received for a batch
During creation of a process or production order
When a usage decision is made in quality management
During a recurring inspection
For transfer postings (when you want to split a batch, for example)
When creating a purchase order
You can make the setting for creating batch master records in the background in Customizing for
Initial Batch Creation
You can use a customer exit to create batch master records in the background. You use the customer exit to fill fields in the batch master record in the background that are neither filled by the system nor the user during the goods movement.
All goods movement data is available in the interface. The data is controlled according to the movement type. You make the necessary settings in Customizing for
Customer Exit for Maintaining Batch Master Data of New Batches
For example, if you want batches to be available 10 days after goods receipt, you can use the customer exit interface to ensure that the system fills the
field with a date that is 10 days after the date of goods receipt.