What it is a SAP Transaction?
A SAP transaction it is a code, compose by letters and numbers, who run a SAP task or a SAP program.
What it is a SAP task or a SAP program it is not very interesting for a SAP user, but a transaction it is very important. Basically, running a SAP transaction, a user made SAP system to do something.
A SAP transaction have a code, compose by letters or by letters and numbers. For example, MIGO or MM01 are SAP transaction codes. By running this, you, as a user, will determine SAP System to do something.
Now, some small tricks about SAP transactions.
Any SAP transaction available who’s starting with Z (ex. ZMB52N) or Y (ex. YMB52N) it is a local development, available only in specific systems.
Most of SAP transaction who are finishing in 1 are defined for tasks of creation. For example, MM01, create material, XD01, create customer or MK01, create vendor.
All SAP transactions who finish with 1 and create something, have SAP transaction “sisters”, ending with 2 for changing. For example, MM02, change material, XD02, change customer or MK02, change vendor.
All SAP transactions who finish with 1 and create something, have SAP transaction “sisters”, ending with 3 for display. For example, MM03, display material, XD03, display customer or MK03, display vendor.