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Object documentation Original/Baseline Forecast Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Definition

The original forecast, sometimes known as the baseline forecast, is the key figure to which the original forecast results are written. In addition, any existing phase-in profile and/or phase-out profile is applied to the original forecast.

Use

  1. When you create the planning area, you include a key figure for the original forecast.
  2. If you use any of the following key figures, you assign them to the Forecast key figure in Customizing for the planning area:
  1. You enter the original forecast key figure as the Forecast key figure in the master forecast profile.
  2. If you do promotion planning, you enter the original forecast key figure as the Planning key figure on the Planning area tabstrip in the promotion planning workspace.
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