Introduction to the Condition Technique
This section describes the elements within the condition technique. It is organized to reflect the likely sequence of events that you go through when you implement pricing in Customizing. The standard R/3 System includes predefined elements for routine pricing activities. For example, the standard system includes condition types for basic pricing elements, such as material prices, customer and material discounts, and surcharges such as freight and sales taxes. In the case of each element, you can use the standard version, modify the standard version, or create entirely new definitions to suit your own business needs. The sequence of activities is generally as follows:
For more information about implementing and customizing pricing in sales order processing, see Customizing for Sales and Distribution.
For a more technical description of how the condition technique works, see the Business Workflow documentation for Message Control.
Elements Used in the Condition TechniqueCondition Types Condition Tables Access Sequences Pricing procedures