The first step to understand SAP is to have a basic knowledge of its various screens. The following sections describe how to navigate through the screens available in SAP and how to use the functionalities of the standard toolbar.
Log on to the SAP ERP server. The SAP login screen will prompt you for the User ID and the Password. Provide a valid user ID and password and press enter. The user id and password are provided by the system administrator. The login screen appears as follows −
The following screenshot shows the toolbars available on the SAP screen. −
Given below is a brief description of the available toolbars −
Menu Bar − Menu bar is the topline of the dialog window in the SAP system.
Standard Toolbar − This toolbar includes standard functions such as save, top of page, end of page, page up, page down, print, etc.
Title Bar − Title bar displays the name of the application/business process you are currently in.
Application Toolbar − Application-specific menu options are available on this toolbar.
Command Field − To start a business application without navigating through menu transactions, some logical codes are assigned to the business processes. Transaction codes are entered in the command field to start an application directly.
Exit keys are used to exit the module or to log off. They are used to go back to the last accessed screen. The following screenshot highlights the standard exit keys used in SAP −
For creating a new session, we use the following keys shown in the screenshot below −
It is a good practice to log off from the SAP system when you finish your work. There are several ways to log off from the system, but it can be done using the following instructions as shown in the screenshot below −