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Customizing Activity to Maintain Category for Planning

With this release, the Configure Your Solution app has a new customizing activity for creating new categories for planning.

The system uses categories to distinguish different sets of plan data. You can create different categories for different purposes, for example, for optimistic or pessimistic plan scenarios, for top-down or bottom-up planning or any other purpose.

Technical Details

Product Feature is


Country Dependency

Valid for all countries

Scope Item

1HB (Financial Plan Data Upload from File)

Application Component

CO-OM-CCA-B (Planning)


SAP S/4HANA 1809

Additional Details

Find this customizing activity under Start of the navigation pathControlling Next navigation step General Controlling Next navigation step Planning Next navigation step Maintain Category for PlanningEnd of the navigation path.

Effects on Existing Data

Once a category is in use, do not change it.

Effects on Configuration

Predelivered categories must not be changed.