SAP ABAP Data Element BU_SOURCE (Data Origin Types)
SAP_BASIS (Software Component) SAP Basis Component
   BC-SRV-BP (Application Component) Business Partner Foundation
     S_BUPA_GENERAL (Package) SAP Business Partner: Basic Components
Basic Data
Data Element BU_SOURCE
Short Description Data Origin Types  
Data Type
Category of Dictionary Type D   Domain
Type of Object Referenced     No Information
Domain / Name of Reference Type BU_SOURCE    
Data Type CHAR   Character String 
Length 4    
Decimal Places 0    
Output Length 4    
Value Table TB005    
Further Characteristics
Search Help: Name    
Search Help: Parameters    
Parameter ID   
Default Component name DATAORIGINTYPE   
Change document    
No Input History    
Basic direction is set to LTR    
No BIDI Filtering    
Field Label
  Length  Field Label  
Short 10 Origin 
Medium 15 Data Origin 
Long 20 Data Origin 


Determines how the business partner data comes into the system.


The origin type is for information purposes only.

You can define the origin types with their names in Customizing.


  • Legacy data transfer
  • Purchased address list

Last changed by/on SAP  20110908 
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