1. As of Release 4.0, the functional
areas, user groups, and queries standard in FI will be delivered as
client-independent instead of client-dependent as they were
previously. As a result, an explicit import to the clients you
wanted to use is no longer necessary. The queries are retrieved
like other ABAP programs.
Standard functional areas and
standard user groups now start with /SAPQUERY/. The delivered
reporting trees were adjusted.
To view the queries, you must first
go into the ABAP query transaction and select Environment ->
Work areas -> Global area, which is where you will find standard
FI queries. If you want to create your own queries, you may choose
to do so globally or locally with Basis tools for copying or
2. In the G/L, Accounts Receivable or
Accounts Payable menus, sub-path Ad hoc reports was added under
Periodic processing -> Information system. This allows you to
branch into the ABAP query. A default user group is then
You can define the default user group
and the default work area for the first branching to the query with
the AQB (user group) and AQW (work area) parameters in the SAP user
master. If you do not define the user group, the user groups
delivered by SAP will be called the first time you branch. After
the first call, the last group to be processed will be taken.
For more detailed information on the new functions in the ABAP
query, read the corresponding BASIS documentation.