SAP ABAP Data Element BU_ROLE (BP role)
SAP_ABA (Software Component) Cross-Application Component
   AP-MD-BP (Application Component) SAP Business Partner
     BUPA (Package) SAP Business Partner
Basic Data
Data Element BU_ROLE
Short Description BP role  
Data Type
Category of Dictionary Type D   Domain
Type of Object Referenced     No Information
Domain / Name of Reference Type BU_RLTYP    
Data Type CHAR   Character String 
Length 6    
Decimal Places 0    
Output Length 6    
Value Table TBZ0    
Further Characteristics
Search Help: Name BUPA_ROLE    
Search Help: Parameters RLTYP   
Parameter ID   
Default Component name PARTNERROLE   
Change document    
No Input History    
Basic direction is set to LTR    
No BIDI Filtering    
Field Label
  Length  Field Label  
Short 10 BP role 
Medium 15 BP role 
Long 20 BP role 
Heading Role 


BP roles are defined based on a business process. Attributes that are relevant to the process are assigned to these BP roles. Business partners are not maintained in themselves, but rather only in connection with BP roles.


  • Contact person
  • Prospective customer

Last changed by/on SAP  20040312 
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