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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)

Appendix A. Appendix

Original transaction list by code

In SAP Business One, there are hundreds of different transactions everyday. A coding system is required to facilitate those business processes. You can find them when you look up Journal Entries (JE); you can get the Origin code on the top of JE details. There is a drill-down arrow beside the code if the JE is not manually entered but automatically posted.

Here is the most often used code list for SAP Business One:

Code

Description

Origin Object

BC

Closing Balance

-3

BN

Bank Charge

-4

BT

BoE—Deposit to Paid

182

CN

A/R Credit Note

14

CP

Check for Payment

57

DD

Postdated Credit Voucher Deposit

76

DN

Delivery

15

DP

Down payment

25

DT

A/R Deposit

203

IF

Landed Costs

69

IM

Inventory Transfer

67

IN

A/R Invoice

13

JE

Manual Journal Entry

30

MR

Material Revaluation

162

OB

Opening Balance

-2

PC

A/P Credit Note

19

PD

Goods Receipt PO

20

PR

Goods Receipt

21...