SAP ABAP IMG Activity PBCS_0005 (Assign Grouping for Participation in Automatic Commitment Creation)
EA-HRGXX (Software Component) Sub component EA-HRGXX of EA-HR
   PA-PM-PB (Application Component) Position Budgeting and Control
     PAOC_FPM_CUSTOMIZING (Package) Position Management: Customizing
IMG Activity
ID PBCS_0005 Assign Grouping for Participation in Automatic Commitment Creation  
Transaction Code S_ALN_01000415   (empty) 
Created on 20011212    
Customizing Attributes PBCS_0005   Assign Grouping for Participation in Automatic Commitment Creation 
Customizing Activity PBCS_0005   Assign Grouping for Participation in Automatic Commitment Creation 
Document Class SIMG   Hypertext: Object Class - Class to which a document belongs.
Document Name PBCS_0005    


In this IMG activity, adapt the feature PM100 (Assignment of Grouping for automatic Commitment Creation. In this process, you assign the groupings that you created in the previous IMG activity to the Decision Tree of the feature as a return value. In this way, you can differentiate the participation in automatic commitment creation.


You have created a grouping in the IMG activity Define Grouping for Participation in Automatic Commitment Creation.

Standard settings

SAP does not deliver any standard settings.


To tailor feature PM100 to your requirements:

  1. Execute the IMG activity.
  2. Navigate to the decision tree of the feature.
  3. Change the decision tree according to your requirements. Read the documentation of the feature (Goto -> Documentation).
  4. Select Check for the system to check the feature for errors.
  5. If no errors were found during the check, select Generate.
  6. Select Save to save the feature you have just changed.

Then you have to define the validity period in the IMG activity Define Start of Automatic Document Creation for each Grouping.


You want to split the participation in the automatic commitment creation into two steps and have therefore created two groupings in the previous IMG activity:

  • Grouping 001 - 1. Step
  • Grouping 002 - 2. Step

In the first step you want to activate automatic commitment creation for company code 1 and in the second for all company codes. You must therefore adjust feature PM100 in the following way:

  1. You go to the decision tree in the decision tree of the feature.
  2. You position the cursor on feature PM100 and choose Create Node.
  3. You select Field for the decision operation and choose Next.
  4. You select field BUKRS and choose Copy.
  5. You position the cursor on field BUKRS and choose Create Node .
  6. You select company code 0001 and choose Next.
  7. You position the cursor on the company code and choose Create Node.
  8. You select Return value and choose Next.
  9. You select Grouping 001 - 1. Step and choose Next.
  10. You position the cursor on the value "Otherwise" and choose Create Node .
  11. You select Return Value and choose Next.
  12. You select Grouping 002 - 2. Step and choose Next .
    You adjusted feature PM100 so that company code 1 participates in automatic commitment creation 1. step and all other company codes in 2. step.

See Also:

You can find a detailed description of feature PM100 here.

You find a description of how features work in the SAP Library under SAP ERP Central Component -> Human Resources Management -> HR Tools -> Editor for Features.

Business Attributes
ASAP Roadmap ID 202   Establish Company Structure 
Mandatory / Optional 1   Mandatory activity 
Critical / Non-Critical 1   Critical 
Country-Dependency A   Valid for all countries 
Assigned Application Components
Documentation Object Class Documentation Object Name Current line number Application Component Application Component Name
SIMG PBCS_0005 0 ALN0000241 Position Budgeting and Control 
Maintenance Objects
Maintenance object type C   Customizing Object 
Assigned objects
Customizing Object Object Type Transaction Code Sub-object Do not Summarize Skip Subset Dialog Box Description for multiple selections
PMKC L - Logical transport object PE00 PM100  
Last changed by/on SAP  20020809 
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