Maintain Custom Distribution Keys

In this step you can store user-defined keys for distribution of annual plan values on the monthly level. With the aid of distribution keys you can simplify and speed up the entry of monthly plan values considerably.

Sample Distribution Key

Standard settings

The standard SAP System includes unchangable default distribution keys.


If necessary, define distribution keys that meet your requirements.

Note on transport

To transport distribution keys, a separate function is available in the IMG "Controlling: General".

Further notes

For more information, see the R/3 Library under "Controlling -> Introduction to Overhead Cost Controlling -> General System Administration: Overhead Cost Controlling -> Preparatory Steps for Planning -> Distribution Keys".