A baseline date (for example, current date, beginning of
contract) forms the basis of every date determination rule. A
period to be defined is added to this baseline date.
The rules for date determination can be defined using the
The possible baseline date is predefined by a fixed value range
(for example current date, beginning of the contract) and cannot be
The period can be defined in any way by specifying a number
with a corresponding time unit.
If you use a calendar ID to define a rule, the system
determines the next possible workday starting from the baseline
date. If you use a calendar ID, you may NOT specify a period.
A baseline date is the basic requirement for defining a
If a date determination rule takes the baseline date to be the
contract start date, the period to be 6 and the time unit to be
months, then the system determines the date starting from the
agreement date plus 6 months.
1. Enter an alphanumeric key with a
maximum of 2 characters together with a textual description for the
rule. The description can, for example, contain the date
determination in short form.
2. Specify the baseline date.
3. Specify either a period with a
time unit or a calendar ID.