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2082722 - Creating advanced reports - Onboarding


  • Using “Advanced Report” tab you can build more sophisticated reports based on any field in the database.
  • You can also save your report as a template and use the template to build other, similar types of reports.


  1. Click on Reports tab / Advanced Reports
  2. Click Create icon




  • Set Report Parameters
  1. Give your Report a name
  2. If you want to use the already created template, check mark “Based on Template”
  3. Choose the report template
  4. Click Next




  • Set Report Field
  1. If you choose the template then you will have some field which was saved for that template
  2. You can add more fields by clicking “…” near the “New Field”
  3. Now a pop up window opens where you can choose the new fields by typing the partial name of the data key
  4. Choose the new field from the list
  5. Click Select. The name of the new field appears in the New field window
  6. Click “Add field”. The new added field will appear in the top window
  7. For picklist fields, Display Key defined in the panel will bring the text of the Key. Display key should be included in the Data dictionary before it can be used in the advacned report.
  8. Click Next




  • Set Report Filter
  1. Choose the Process and Date type
  2. Choose the condition field by clicking “…” next to Select field
  3. Click Add. The condition will appear in the window below
  4. Click Next




  • Save  Report
  1. If you want to save the template, type in a name of the template and click save
  2. Click Finish


  1. Report will be generated in the Advanced Report tab. You can open the report after 100%


  1. Once the report is created , you can export to excel for viewing

Note :

  • You can reuse the template created for your next report generation.
  • This advanced report will not run automatically.
  • Whenever you need a report, you have the choose the template and run the report.
  • If there is a data key you cannot locate or not sure which one to use, please create an incident in the SAP Support Portal for assistance.


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