Entering content frameFunction documentation Purchase Orders in the DRB (MM-PUR-PO) Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


Purchase orders (object type BUS2012) are linked to the DRB, and can therefore be displayed including any linked objects.

This section describes the particular features for purchase orders. In addition, everything set out in the general section Document Relationship Browser (DRB) in Logistics is also applicable.


Purchase orders can be linked with documents of the following object types:

There may sometimes be additional links as detailed in the general section.


Calling the DRB

You have the following options for calling up the DRB using purchase orders:

In addition to being able to execute program RASHMM12 manually, you can do this in the role Document Relationship Browser (SAP_DRB) by choosing the menu path Logistics ® Materials Management ® Purchase Order. The program generates a list from which you can access the DRB by double-click.

You can use the following fields for the document selection. You can do so only if these fields are part of the archive information structure used. In addition to the selection field names, the table contains the corresponding field names in the field catalog SAP_MM_EKKO_001.

Selection Via


Purchasing document




Purchasing group






Document date


In addition to these are the selection buttons Search in database, Search in database and SAP AS and Search DB, SAP AS, and archive which you can use to determine the data source for the display in the DRB. You can find additional information on this under DRB Initial Programs.

When you display archived purchase orders in the business view (the standard view delivered by SAP) of the Archive Information System you can branch to the DRB by choosing Relationships or via the menu path Document ® Document Relationships.



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