Calling a Report
When you need to display or analyze information from the data base, you call a report. Some reports are linked directly to tasks in the R/3 System You can call such a report by choosing the appropriate function from one of the menus while you are working in that task.
Reports that are directly linked to your task sometimes use the data already entered on your screen as selection criteria, meaning you do not have to enter selection criteria when the report is called.
Calling a Report in Your Task
To call a report in your task, proceed as follows:
If no additional selection criteria must be entered for the report, the system executes the report and displays the resulting list on the screen.
If additional selection criteria must be entered for the report, the system displays the selection criteria entry screen for the report. See Selection Criteria for more information.
Calling Any Report
If a report is not available directly from the task you are working in or from other menus, you can call it by starting the Reporting function.
To call a report with the report function, proceed as follows:
The report selection screen appears, as shown here.
The system displays the selection criteria entry screen. An example is as shown here.
If you want to enter your selection criteria using a variant, you can display a list of variants and choose one from a list.
The system executes the report and displays the resulting list on the screen.
Displaying Available Variants for a Report