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Define Output Determination

In this tutorial, you will learn step by step process to create output determination in SAP MM.

What is Output Determination?

Output Determination is the method that is used to determine the media such as Invoices, PO Printout, E-mails emails that are used to share the output (document) between businesses and Customers or Vendors.

These outputs are sent in the document format such as Printout for PR, PO, Invoices, Order Confirmations, Delivery Notes, or Notifications.

How to Define Output Determination?

Here are the steps you need to follow to define Output Determination in SAP MM:

Step 1: Enter t-code MN04 in SAP Command Field and Execute it.


Step 2: Next enter the Output Type as per requirement for Purchase Order and press Enter.

Output Type

Step 3: Now click the first option Purchase Output Determination: Purch. Org./Vendor for EDI and then click the Green Tick icon

Vendor for EDI

Step 4: On the next screen enter Purchase Organization.

purchase orgainzation

Step 5: Next enter the following details:

  • Supplier: Enter Vendor Number
  • Funct: Enter Business Function
  • Partner: Enter Business Partner

Business fuction

Step 6: Once all the details are entered press the Enter button


Step 7: Now click the Save icon to save the changes.

Next, a message will appear o the bottom of your screen as shown below

Condition record saved

A new Output Determination is created in SAP MM