Contents

Introduction .................................................................................................................................................. 2
Mass changing Procedure ............................................................................................................................. 2
Scenario 1: ................................................................................................................................................. 3
Scenario 2: ............................................................................................................................................... 11





















Introduction
Mass maintenance is used to make mass changes to SAP data such as Material masters, Customer
masters, Vendor masters, Sales orders, etc.
Mass change is possible for following objects only.

Mass changing Procedure
Transaction Code: MASS



Scenario 1:
Imagine you have introduced Packing functionality in SAP to a customer after 1 year from the initial
implementation.
Then you need to update the field in the Material Master/ Basic Data 1 view for
all existing FG’s.
You have various methods of doing that.
Here we’ll see how we can use Mass maintenance in SAP to update that field directly.
 Go to the Transaction code MASS
 Select the relevant object. For my scenario it’s

 Press Execute

 First you need to identify & select tables that you need for your mass change.

a. For my scenario, I need to have Material Type (To identify all FG”s) & Material group for
Packaging Materials.
Both fields are in the table - MARA.
 Therefore highlight the table “General Material Data” table (MARA) & press Execute. Depend on
your scenario you might have to highlight more than 1 table.

 Now it’s time to define the filter criteria. Since I want to change all FG’s (Material Type – FERT), I
need to have Material Type as my selection criteria. To do this, click on button.

 To select the field “Material Type” from the Pool, you can use



 Click on to add it to the Selection Criteria.

 Press

 Now enter “FERT” as under field Material Type

 Press
 Click on “Display AII Records” button

 Now you can see all FG’s. (Where Material Type – FERT)


 Now you have to add the field relevant for mass change. For my scenario, it’s “Material group
for Packaging Materials”
 Click on to add the field from the pool. Same manner you can use to find the field.
Then you have to click on to add.



 Press
 Now you can see all FG’s & Material group for Packaging Materials field column.


 Now enter the new Material group for Packaging Materials in the field; “New Values”

 Select the column that you want to change (Material group for Packaging Materials by clicking
on the column header.
 Click on to carry out the mass change.
 Now you can see the “Material group for Packaging Materials” column get the new value.


 Press Save option.
 Now you can see system clock showing in the bottom.
 A log will be displayed after the mass change is done.



Scenario 2:
Same way you can use more than one table and do mass change as well. For example let's say you have
100 sales orders which you need to apply a specific rejection reason. You can follow same steps with 2
tables.
 In the MASS transaction enter object "BUS2032" and execute

 Since you know all sales document no's which you need to apply the rejection reason, select
both Header and Item tables and execute


 Now enter all sales document no's under "sales document" field and execute

 Now go to "Sales Order Item Data" tab and add the rejection reason using button

 Rests of the steps are same as above!

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