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Background documentation Field Status Definition for Activities: Vendor Master Records  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

The status of a field or field group can also be defined based on the following transactions or activities:

For each transaction, you can define the status of fields separately in the individual areas of a master record in the same manner as account groups:

You can set the display status as well as the other field status settings.


The reconciliation account field must be entered when creating a vendor master record. You therefore define this field as a required entry in the account group. The reconciliation account entry should not be changed once the master record is created. You therefore set the status of the field in the change transaction to display, so that it cannot be changed when users access the change function for master records.

Field status definitions for transactions are already set in the standard system. If you want to change the standard settings, SAP recommends the following: