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Define the Transaction Start Value

In this SAP BASIS tutorial, we will explain the step-by-step procedure to define the Transaction Start Value in the SAP system with the proper screenshots.

What is Transaction Start Value in SAP?

The SAP BASIS Transaction Start Values or screen variants are given priority if the variant hides a field or revokes its ready for input status.

How to Define Transaction Start Value in SAP?

Please follow the steps below to define transaction start value in your SAP system:

Enter t-code SPRO in the SAP Command Field and then press Enter button to Execute.


Now on Customizing: Execute Project screen click the SAP Reference IMG button to proceed.

Reference IMG

Next, navigate to the following SAP IMG path:

SPRO > SAP Reference IMG > Cross Apllication Component > Notification > Notidication Creation > Notification Type > Define Transaction Start Value

IMG path

Next on the Change View "Start Values for Notification Transactions": Overview screen, you will see the list of previously defined transaction value.

Previous List

Next, click the New Entries button to define a new Transaction Start Value in your SAP system.

New Enteries

Now, the following details for the new Transaction Start Value as shown in the image below:

Transaction Code: Select the transaction code you want to assign the value.

Next under the Parameter section choose

  • Notification Type
  • Initial Functional Code


Once all the details are entered click the Save button to save the details of the new transaction value.


Next, select your Customization Request id and press Enter to proceed.


A message Data was saved will be displayed on the bottom of your screen.

Data was saved

You have successfully defined a new Transaction Start Value in your SAP system.