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You use this function if you want to print costing reports for many materials simultaneously and the lists are very long. You can print all costing reports in the background, such as cost component reports or itemizations.


  1. Choose Accounting ® Controlling ® Product Cost Controlling ® Product Cost Planning ® Information System ® More Reports ® Print Costing Report in Background.
  2. Enter a controlling area.
  3. Enter the data for the costing reports.


Through the BOM explosion indicator, you specify how the system selects the cost estimates for background printing (BOM explosion or Select cost estimates).

Only these cost estimates are selected and printed. The material BOMs are not exploded. That is, the cost estimates for the components in the relevant BOMs are not selected if they were not specifically entered as a material selection.

  1. Enter the following in the Report parameters section:
  1. Select This graphic is explained in the accompanying text.
  2. Enter the following data in the Background processing dialog box:
  1. Select This graphic is explained in the accompanying text.
  2. The job will be started at the time specified. If you selected Immediate start, the job is started directly.

  3. Choose System ® Services ® Jobs ® Job overview, to display an overview of all existing background jobs and their statuses.

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