Copy, Change Movement Types
In this step, you can
change the setting of existing
define new movement typesWhen you enter a
,you must always enter the movement type. The movement type has importantcontrol functions in Inventory Management. It is essential for
updating the quantity fields
updating the stock and consumption accounts
selection of the fields used for entering documents
At the end of this document, a short description of the movement types defined in the Standard configuration iscontained under
You have already completed the settings of the existing movement types in other steps. This means that, normally,you do not need to maintain the existing movement types.The various control indicators for the movement types are divided into several views in this step (for example, entrycontrol, posting control). You can find the relevant control indicators in each view.As some control indicators do not only depend on the movoment type, but also on other parameters (for example,debit/credit indicator, special stock indicator, indicator for updating quantities and values), you may find severalentries for a movement type for certain views. These entries are necessary to cover all possible data constellations inthe system.
In the standard system, movement types are preset for all transactions/events.
SAP recommends that you accept the settings defined in the standard system. In this case, no action is required onyour part.However, if you have to define new movement types, it is recommended that you create these movement types withreference to an existing movement type. In doing so, you do not have to manually maintain the control indicators.
Check whether you can use the preset movement types.If not, define new movement types as follows: