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Procedure documentationCollecting Data for a Product Drilldown Locate this document in the navigation structure


You collect data for a product drilldown when you want to analyze aggregated data in drilldown reports.


To perform data collection for the product drilldown:

  1. Choose   Accounting   Controlling   Product Cost Controlling   Cost Object Controlling  . Choose the relevant application component, for example Product Cost by Period, then   Information System   Tools   Data Collection   Product Drilldown  .

    The screen Data Collection for Product Drilldown appears.

  2. Enter the following data:

    • Plant

      You can select a specific plant from which the data is to be summarized. If you leave this field empty, all plants in the Controlling area will be summarized.

    • Time Frame

      SAP recommends summarizing across all open periods in Financial Accounting.

  3. If desired, select Delete Values Outside Time Period.

  4. If you want to use parallel processing for the data collection to reduce runtimes, enter a server group. If necessary, change the maximum number of tasks and the data records per task.

  5. If desired, select Background Processing.

  6. Choose Execute.


An overview of the completed data collection run is displayed.