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I would like to insert new cost center for the existing layout in BCS


I would like to add cost center to existing layout.

Currently we are loading data into BCS using flat file .

In BCS we have current layout existed with below format.


Controlling area

Fiscal year

Posting period

Data Rows



Profit Center

Functional area

Trading partner

Period Value LC

Period Value GC

Even we are getting flat file from R/3 as above format.

Now our Business required cost center in BCS as their requirment and need to be bring from R/3 to BCS.

In R/3 our ABAP people are working to bring the cost center from R/3 and made a flat file for us.

In BCS we need to load the file which has new cost center,which was comming as per the new requirment.

Please advise me how to add cost center in Data Rows of BCS.So that it can accomidate new cost center which is comming from R/3.

Please some advise me on this and answer would be appreated.

Former Member

In BW, once the characteristic is added to the infocube, it must be assigned to the dimension "subassignment". Then in the databasis it should be available for this role.

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