SAP ABAP Data Element HKMAT (Material-related origin)
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Basic Data
Data Element HKMAT
Short Description Material-related origin  
Data Type
Category of Dictionary Type D   Domain
Type of Object Referenced     No Information
Domain / Name of Reference Type HKMAT    
Data Type CHAR   Character String 
Length 1    
Decimal Places 0    
Output Length 1    
Value Table      
Further Characteristics
Search Help: Name    
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Parameter ID   
Default Component name ORIG_MAT   
Change document    
No Input History    
Basic direction is set to LTR    
No BIDI Filtering    
Field Label
  Length  Field Label  
Short 10 Mat.origin 
Medium 15 Material origin 
Long 20 Material origin 
Heading MO 


If this indicator is set, the material number will be written to the cost element itemization in the Controlling module.


If you set this indicator, the costs incurred will be updated

  • under a primary cost element
  • with reference to the material number

This enables you to analyze material costs in the information system in more detail.




Last changed by/on SAP  19981111 
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