Define coding masks for approp. request number

In this step, you define the coding masks for appropriation request numbers. You can create a coding mask for each key that you plan to use.

The system determines the coding key that it should use based on the first character of the coding key.

You can use the following symbols:

You can also use a blocking indicator. If you set this indicator, then it is no longer possible to create new appropriation request numbers using this coding key.


You enter the following coding mask for key Z: /000-XXX-000/XXXX

Appropriation request number Z453SKS555ELEK is edited as Z/453-SKS-555/ELEK.

Standard settings

SAP supplies a coding mask for key Z.


Define the coding masks.