How to Define Document Type and Number Range in SAP FICO

by | May 1, 2022 | SAP, SAP FI, SAP Modules

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Preface – This post is part of the SAP FI series.


In this article, we will learn:

  • List of Account Types in SAP
  • List of Standard Document Types in SAP
  • How to define Document Type
  • How to describe a Number Range

List of Account Types in SAP

Account TypeDescription
SGeneral Ledger Accounts

List of Standard Document Types in SAP

Document TypeDescription
AAAsset Posting
ABAccounting Document
AEAccounting Document
AFDep. Posting
ANNet Asset Posting
C1Closing GR/IR accts
CICustomer Invoice
CPCustomer Payment
DBCust. Recurring entry
DECustomer Invoice
DGCustomer Credit Memo
DRCustomer Invoice
DZCustomer Payment
KAVendor Document
KGVendor Credit Memo

How to define Document Type?


SPRO -> IMG -> Financial Accounting -> Financial Accounting Global Setting -> Document -> Document Types -> Define Document Types -> Execute

1. Go to the path mentioned above

2. Click on New Entries

3. Provide the details.

    1. Document Type Key
    2. A number range for the Document Type
    3. An Account type which you would like to do posting
    4. Also enter an Appropriate Selection in the Control Data Section

4. Click on Save

How to describe a Number Range?

1. Press the ‘Number range Information’ Button in the properties section.

2. Provide details.

    1. Company Code
    2. Intervals

3. Click on insert interval

4. Provide details.

    1. Unique number range key
    2. Fiscal year
    3. Start and End Number of range without overlapping other Number Ranges
    4. Mark checkbox External if you want to insert the Document number manually during document creation
    5. Click Insert button

5. The new number range is listed.

NOTE: You can assign a number range to one or more document types.



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