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What is a SAP Menu and User Menu?

28 Mar 2009 7:01 am || 0

What is SAP Menu/ Area Menu?

SAP Menu is an area menu that is centrally defined or overridden by an entry in the user master record. The SAP Menu or SAP Area Menu displays all SAP t-codes available in the SAP Menu tree (and also it will collapse your Favorites folder if it's open).

How to Create Area Menu in SAP?

Please follow the steps below in order to create the SAP Menu/SAP Area Menu:

  • Navigate to t-codeSE43 
  • Now click on Create. 
  • Fill up the name and description of the Area Menu
  • Then select the Area menu and Click on “Add entry as Subnode”.
  • Enter the required transaction in the table 
  • Click on OK. 
  • Now save and execute Area menu. 

What is User Menu in SAP

User Menu is a menu that contains all the functions required by a user. When a user clicks User Menu it will display the list of all SAP transactions which the user can execute on the basis of Roles assigned to that user in SAP 

How to create User Menu in SAP?

User Menu is created and assigned by a system administrator using the role maintenance. 

Note: Role Maintenance is created with the help of PFCG transaction code. Each user can define their own favourites, menu in the SAP Easy Access screen that is displayed together with or instead of default menus. 

In order to modify the User Menu user is needed to modify the menu on the roles using PFCG transaction code.