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Mastering SQL Queries for SAP Business One

By : Gordon Du
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Mastering SQL Queries for SAP Business One

By: Gordon Du

Overview of this book

SAP Business One is an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software which offers an ideal solution for growing small to midsized businesses. For such companies, retrieving the most relevant information from their business data can be key to standing out from the competition. SAP Business One is a rapidly growing software package and this book is timely in giving those businesses an advantage in the area of Business Intelligence. Having SQL query skills in- house is the most important and cost-effective move you can make in this growing field.This practical guide will provide you with the skills to gain more specific business information from SAP Business One by using SQL queries. It will provide you with solutions for solving complicated report related problems, covering basic tools like the Query Generator and Query Wizard. More advanced content like using queries with Crystal Reports will also be delved into.SQL query is one of the advanced tools available in SAP Business One which is easily learned and quickly utilized. By referring back to and applying the many examples in this book, you will be able to create and run correct, and therefore effective, SQL queries to help your business.The book begins by teaching a clear definition of the SQL query, and covers the data dictionary and table links. Coverage will then jump to a higher level of complex SQL queries, discussing features like FMS. Along the way more advanced SQL Query topics will be covered, such as extending the scope of basic SQL queries for more complicated cases. You will ultimately gain in depth query knowledge to bring more Business Intelligence into SAP Business One.
Table of Contents (4 chapters)

Chapter 5. Securities and Approvals

We have learned many query examples from the previous chapter. Now it is time to check how securities can be set for SAP Business One query users. The query for approval will also be discussed in this chapter. This chapter has the following topics:

  • How to handle security for query by utilizing query groups
  • User query for approval procedures with some query examples

In fact, these two topics could be discussed in two chapters because they emphasize in different areas. However, there is something in common between them. That is, both topics deal with people. No matter whether it is the user security using query or the approval procedure for business processes, they focus on user rights and user restrictions.

How to handle securities for query usage

SQL query is a powerful tool to build reports. It will definitely contribute to business intelligence. In fact, you can get any information from SAP Business One if you are able to access the query. However...