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 Quality Management, Visual Planning


Technical Data

Technical Name of Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available As Of

SAP Enhancement Package 5 for ERP 6.0

Technical Usage

Central Applications

Application Component

SAP Quality Management (QM)

This business function enables you to use the enhancements in the Visual Planning (QM-PT-VP) component.

You can use this business function to improve the existing quality management solutions by deriving inspection plans and quality characteristics from Product and Manufacturing Information (PMI) data, which is residing in 3D visual files.



You have installed the following components as of the version mentioned:

Type of Component


Is needed only for the following features

Software Component

SAP_APPL 605, EA-APPL 605,

All features


Derivation of quality characteristics from PMI data

It enables you to create task list objects such as, inspection plan and routing, based on the PMI data available in the 3D visual files associated with material master. The viewable is stored in Document Management System (DMS) and the document is linked to the material master. You can create a task list visually by loading the viewable in embedded SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer. You can select the appropriate PMI nodes and transfer them to create new inspection characteristics thereby improving the efficiency of the process.