Extending an already existing material with missing views

Extending an already existing material with missing views
The process of creating missing views for an existing material in the system is used to improve operational efficiency or answer specific business questions, providing a more complete understanding of product data. Are you wondering how to create missing views and input additional information or metrics? The following instructions will surely help you with this task.


How can I create the missing views for a material that already exists in the system?

Step-by-step guide

1. Go to MM01 transaction, fill in the material number and confirm by pressing Enter.

Industry section and material type should be filled automatically.

2. Click on the Select View(s) and choose the view you want to add to the material.

3. Fill in the Organizational levels (for each view they will look differently).

4. At the bottom of the window you will see an information “Material already exists and will be extended”.

When this message appears, save your changes by clicking on the floppy disk icon:

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