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Function documentation The Menu Bar  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Use

Menus allow you to find a specific transaction when you do not know the transaction code. The menu is organized according to the task you are performing in the SAP system.

Features

The menu bar is situated horizontally at the very top of the screen. Menus drop down, that is, when you choose a menu item, further options appear.

The following menus are standard on every SAP screen:

Menu

Description

System

Contains functions, such as Create session, User profile, and Log off, that affect the system in general. 

Help

Provides various forms of online help.

The following menus are standard in most SAP applications:

Menu

Description

<Object>

Usually named after the object you are currently working with, for example, Material. Contains functions, such as Display, Change, Print, and Exit, that affect the object in general.

Edit

Allows you to edit components of the current object. Common functions include Select, Edit and Copy. The Cancel option allows you to leave a task without saving the data you have entered.

Goto

Allows you to move directly to other screens of the current task. Also contains the Back option, which takes you back one level in the system hierarchy. Before going back, the system checks the data you have entered on the current screen and displays a dialog box, if it detects a problem.

The following menus may also appear:

Menu

Description

Extras

Contains additional functions, which you do not need regularly, but you can choose, to work with the current object or an object component.

Environment

Contains functions that display additional information about the current object.

View

Allows you to display the current object in different views, for example, switching between a single-line and double-line display of a table.

Settings

Allows you to set user-specific transaction parameters.

Utilities

Allows you to do object-independent processing, such as deleting, copying, and printing functions.

 

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