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Example Master Data References in Bills of Material  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Configurable material BIKE has the following characteristic:

Characteristic

Values

BACKPEDAL

Yes

 

No

If a bike is ordered with a backpedal brake, the number of brakes increases to 3.

BOM of BIKE

Item

Component

Qty

Action

0030

BRAKE

2

Quantity = 3 if Backpedal

 

Procedure

  1. Create a reference characteristic called QUANTITY with the following master data reference:
  2. Table STPO field MENGE

  3. Create a procedure with the following source code:
  4. $SELF.QUANTITY = 3 if BACKPEDAL = 'Yes'

  5. Allocate the procedure to BOM item 0030 (component BRAKE).

Result

When you configure the bike, if you set value ‘Yes’ for characteristic BACKPEDAL, the quantity for component BRAKE increases to 3.