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SAP - LSMW – Guide to Basics

SAP - LSMW – Guide to Basics


Enter Transaction LSMW and you will see the following screen.

LSMW – Step by step Tutorial – Basics


What does each field signify -

Project serves as an organizational unit used to combine Mapping and Field assignments

Sub Project is an organizational unit subordinate to a Project

Object is assigned to a Sub project  

You can define meaningful names and short descriptions here by using Create button.

LSMW – Step by step Tutorial – Basics

Main Design steps

Once you open any existing / new object, the following screen is shown.

It details the major steps of completing & running a LSMW object. Design steps are from 1 to 8. Execution steps are from 9. Before you may run the read & convert program, each of design steps is to be finished one by one.

  LSMW – Guide Step by step Tutorial – Basics


The steps viewed above can also be customized using the option Extras > User Menu. On selecting and step and closing the window, the step screen (shown above) will change.

A few of these options however depend on further attributes set/selected in subsequent steps. Normally the main steps are shown and it can be reset by the button shown in the figure. Therefore the step number shown in the previous figure is subject to change.

LSMW – Step by step Tutorial – Basics


Transport LSMW Object

From the Initial Screen of LSMW, Menu – Extras – Create Change Request. Please note that all the transport will be created for all the sub-objects under the Project entered in the Initial Screen.

If you want to transport only a particular subobject then you need to change the transport entries starting from /SAPDMC/LSGSUB. This needs experience and ability to troubleshoot and do not recommend if you are not very experienced.


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