In this step you activate the
material ledger for one or more valuation areas.
If the material ledger is active for a particular valuation area, all materials in the valuation area are valuated using the material ledger.
In the standard system the material ledger is not activated for any valuation area.
If you activate the material ledger for a plant, you activate it for all the other plants in the company code.
Damage caused to data by errors
It is currently only possible to deactivate the material ledger if no material movement data exists in the valuation area.
You can transfer settings between system (for example, from a test client to a target client). If you wish to do this, the system must check the data existing there, to determine whether the material ledger can be activated. This check does not take place in Customizing. You have to trigger it in the application menu when you convert data for the material ledger as part of Production start-up .
If you want to activate the material ledger, proceed as follows:
Further information on the material ledger and production startup, see Actual costing/material ledger.
In the global settings, check:
In Financial Accounting, check:
In Controlling check if the Different company code currency is selected for the controlling area
In general logistics settings, check: