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Changing number of decimal places for Unit of Measure

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2006 Mar 08 2:39 PM

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Hi All,

I have a requirement to convert a quantity in one unit of measure to another (custom) unit of measure.

The issue is that the custom unit of measure has 4 decimal places (customer requirement). I found function module MD_CONVERT_MATERIAL_UNIT which does the trick for regular, 3 decimal places, UoM's. It won't output 4 decimal places since the output data type is EKPO-MENGE, which has 3 decimal places.

Does anyone have experience with trying to convert material's UoMs into 4 or more decimal places?

Thanks!

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2006 Mar 08 2:59 PM

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hI Roman,

Declear the variable with decimal 4.

data : v_menge(10) type p decimals 4.

pass that ekpo-menge to that variable. i think this will solve ur problem.

Thanks

Vikranth

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2006 Mar 08 2:46 PM

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Hi Roman,

If that is a Custom Unit Of measure, then you must be knowing the Conversion rules.

I.e. x KGS = y NUs..where NU is a new unit.

Based on the conversion formula, you should calculate the amount..i.e 1 KG = y / x Nus..

similarly, for Z Kgs, v_result = z * y / x NUs..

The result of this calculation should be held in a variable declared as

Data : v_result(20) type p decimals 4.

REgards,

Ravi

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2006 Mar 08 2:47 PM

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Hi,

You can copy the FM into a Z object, and have a variable of type <b>FRMLD_QUAN9_4 (QUAN Field with 9 Predecimal and 4 Decimal Places)</b> for output with 4 decimal places.

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Raj

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2006 Mar 08 2:48 PM

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data: custom_var type p decimals 4

write var to custom_var (type p decimals 4)

u can directly write the variable to custom variable of desired decimals.

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2006 Mar 08 2:54 PM

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Hi,

Please the following OSS notes.

311301 : Rounding: Incorrect conversion to a SU w. dimension

873626 : AM: Conversion factors for unit of measure

202751 : CO: incorrect quantity conversion w/ material ref

195838: Load build:Rounding difference of purch.ord.quantity

Thanks,

Ramakrishna

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2006 Mar 08 2:57 PM

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<b>round_f_to_15_decs</b> round variable of type f to 15 decimals

Sometimes type F (float) is used to represent exact data (Amounts, Quantities):

if values are to big to be represented as Packed (> 31 decimals)

to significally improve performance of calculations, e.g. in statistical reports

G_DECIMAL_PLACES_GET

REPORT Z_ROUNDING .

DATA: float TYPE f,

amount TYPE p DECIMALS 2,

correctamount TYPE p DECIMALS 2,

chars(5) TYPE c value '1.005'.

CLASS cl_abap_math DEFINITION LOAD.

correctamount = chars.

WRITE: / 'Exactly:', chars,

/ 'Correct Amount:', correctamount.

float = chars.

amount = float.

skip 2.

WRITE: / '==== Usual Processing:',

/ 'Float:', float,

/ 'Decimals 3:', float DECIMALS 3,

/ 'Decimals 2:', float DECIMALS 2,

/ 'Amount:', amount.

float = cl_abap_math=>round_f_to_15_decs( float ).

amount = float.

skip 2.

WRITE: / '==== Correct Processing:',

/ 'Float:', float,

/ 'Decimals 3:', float DECIMALS 3,

/ 'Decimals 2:', float DECIMALS 2,

/ 'Amount:', amount.

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2006 Mar 08 2:59 PM

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hI Roman,

Declear the variable with decimal 4.

data : v_menge(10) type p decimals 4.

pass that ekpo-menge to that variable. i think this will solve ur problem.

Thanks

Vikranth

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2006 Mar 08 3:04 PM

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Hi All,

Thanks for the quick and helpful responces!!

Khimavath had the simple idea of changing v_menge(10), thanks!!! it worked!

Roman