You can calculate various subtotals in the line item display. To calculate these subtotals, you can use the pre-defined totals variants or select the necessary fields and their sequence yourself in the line item display. The fields available for selection are already specified in the system. You can change these specifications.
The following figure shows the totals calculated using the totals variants Document type/posting key. The figure shows subtotals for each posting key for document type DA.
For the totals variants, you define the fields and the sequence in which they are used for calculating subtotals.
The following illustration shows how the totals variant used in the illustration above was defined. The totals variant determines the criteria used for creating subtotals.
The SAP standard system contains totals variants. To change these totals variants, or to define your own, you must
You can specify a maximum of three fields for each variant. The fields available for selection are displayed when you maintain the totals variants.
You can also define which fields, in addition to totals variants, are available for selection for creating subtotals. Specify the fields separately according to the account types, customer, vendor, and G/L account. You therefore define which fields are required for each account type.
The following figure shows the fields that are offered for calculating totals in the line item display.
Fields for calculating totals are defined in the system. If you want to use fields other than those proposed by the system, you only have to include these for the required account types. Furthermore, you can determine the sequence of the fields in the selection dialog box. You will want to place the fields used most often at the start of the list.