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Introduction to SAP Screens

The objective of this section is to allow users to become familiar with the layout of the SAP screens as well as introduce users to some of the navigation tools available within the system.

Log In

Before you can begin using the SAP system, you must activate your user identification codes. The Administrative Management Systems department supplies new users with a personal and confidential document titled AMS User ID Activation Instructions. Follow the instructions in this document in order to successfully log in to the system. Should you have any difficulties the document also lists several numbers you may contact for assistance.

Initial Screen

Once you have successfully logged in to SAP, the initial screen will look like this


Frequently Used Icons

Navigation through the SAP system is done through the use of “buttons” or “icons”. The following is a chart of some of the most commonly used icons:


Last revision September 2006