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Procedure documentation Simulating Documents in the Entry View  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Use

You can simulate a captured document before you actually post it. This gives you an overview of the document items you have already entered, and you can check whether they are complete and correct. During simulation, the document goes through all the checks required for posting (see also Control Functions for Entering and Posting Documents).

Prerequisites

You have entered the document header and at least one line item.

Activities

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       1.      From the SAP Easy Access screen, choose Accounting Financial Accounting General Ledger Document Entry Others General Posting.

The Enter G/L Account Posting: Header Data screen appears.

       2.      Enter the header data and at least the first line item and choose Enter.

The Enter G/L Account Document: Add G/L Account Item screen appears.

       3.      Choose Document Simulate.

The Enter G/L Account Document: Display Overview screen appears. The following system message appears: Posting is only possible with a zero balance; correct document.

       4.      To correct the document, select a line item and choose Goto Choose.

The Enter G/L Account Document: Correct G/L Account Item screen appears.

       5.      You can correct the document by entering at least one more line item and then choosing Enter.

The Enter G/L Account Document: Add G/L Account Item screen appears again.

       6.      Choose Document Simulate to simulate the whole document.

The Enter G/L Account Document: Display Overview screen appears. The line items are displayed as they would be posted.

You have the following options for processing the document further:

        Correct individual line items entered

        Add new line items

        Hold, park, or post the document

        Delete automatically generated line items

        Simulate documents in the general ledger view

Note

To delete an automatically generated line item, first reset the item to be deleted, select the item, and then choose Edit Delete Item.

 

 

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