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Procedure documentation Displaying a Customer Master Record  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


Both the accounting and sales departments use a customer master record. You can display either the general and company code data (the accounting data) or the entire customer master record (with sales data). Employees in the sales department can display the data about order processing, shipping, and billing for a customer.

This topic describes how you display a customer master record either centrally or for accounting. You can find further information on the sales functions and data in the Sales and Distribution (SD) documentation.

There are a number of maintenance functions that you can use to maintain the master data. For more information, see Maintenance Functions for Customer Master Data: Overview


You have installed both the Financial Accounting (FI) and Sales and Distribution (SD) application components.


  1. From the Accounts receivable menu, choose Master records ® Maintain centrally ® Display to display a master record centrally, or choose Master records ® Display if you only want to display the general data and, if applicable, the company code data.
  2. The initial screen for displaying master data appears.

  3. Enter the account number, the company code, and the sales organization.

Depending on the data you want to display, you can omit the company code or the specifications on the sales organization.


The screen for displaying master data appears. You can use the pushbuttons to display the general data, the FI data, and the SD data and, from these screens, you can use the tab pages to display further information.