About the Author vii Dedication vii Acknowledgments vii Chapter 1: Getting Started with the SAP R/3 Query Reporting Tools 1 Chapter 2: One-Time Configuration for Query Tool Use 11 Chapter 3: Creating Basic Reports with the SAP Query Tool 23 Chapter 4: The Fundamentals of Reporting with the SAP Query Tool 41 Chapter 5: Basics of Using Reporting Selection Screens 55 Chapter 6: Using Reporting Selection Screens: Advanced Skills 71 Chapter 7: Creating Advanced Reports with the SAP Query Tool 85 Chapter 8: Creating Extract Files and Interfaces with the SAP Query Tool 107 Chapter 9: Creating Basic Calculated Fields with the SAP Query Tool 119 Chapter 10: Creating Advanced Calculated Fields with the SAP Query Tool 133 Chapter 11: Inserting Pictures and Graphics in SAP Queries 143 Chapter 12: Creating Simple Statistics Lists with the SAP Query Tool 157 Chapter 13: Creating Advanced Statistics Lists with the SAP Query Tool 169 Chapter 14: Creating Ranked Lists with the SAP Query Tool 179 Chapter 15: HR and Payroll Reporting Options in the HCM Module 187 Chapter 16: Special Considerations for Configuring HR and Payroll Reportingin the HCM Module 199 Chapter 17: Special Considerations for HR and Payroll Reporting in theHCM Module 211 Chapter 18: Security Concepts in SAP R/3 Query-Based Reporting Tools 225 Chapter 19: Creating Basic Reports with the InfoSet (Ad Hoc) Query Tool 231 Chapter 20: Creating QuickViews by Using QuickViewer 243 Chapter 21: SAP Reporting with Microsoft Excel 255 Chapter 22: SAP Query Reporting with Microsoft Word and Outlook 269 Chapter 23: SAP Reporting with Microsoft Access 285 Appendix: Quick Reference Guide 299 Index 317
The book is designed as a hands-on learning aid wherein users can follow along and perform each new skill learned on their own SAP system. The book's tutorial style, step by step instruction teaches an SAP user everything they need to know to use the SAP Query tools including its configuration, advanced usage and integration to Microsoft. Additionally the book gives best business practice recommendations for the technology and internal business use of the tools. Learn to: *Understand query security, table reads, and table joins *Perform basic and advanced calculations *Incorporate pictures and graphics into reports *Configure shortcuts and tran codes, schedule jobs and email PDFs *Utilize SAP Reporting with Microsoft Office applications *Plus much more!
Danielle Larocca Signorile, an independent executive SAP consultant, has written a handful of books on SAP technologies. Danielle is a featured speaker at many SAP conferences throughout the United States. Her articles have been published in multiple trade magazines, including SAP Professional Journal, SAP Insider, and SAP HR Expert, a publication on which she served as an advisor and columnist for the "Ask the Expert" section. Danielle has also been interviewed for HR Executive Magazine. She earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology and holds certificates and certifications for many areas of SAP, including Human Resources, ABAP Programming, and Basis Technologies. Danielle is an ABAP programmer as well as an expert on SAP query-based reporting and the Human Capital Management module. Danielle has documented and instructed people on multiple computer languages and applications, including ABAP, Visual Basic, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Oracle, PeopleSoft, and SAP. Danielle is also an avid technical and leisure reader. She is currently working for the 12th-largest employer in the world, Compass Group, as vice president of HR Information Systems for the Americas Division. Danielle is originally from Massapequa, Long Island, New York. She and her husband James and their chocolate Labrador retriever, Casey, live in Weddington, North Carolina. They can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.