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How to derive value on Controlling Area on Cost Element or any other entity

Hi Experts,

I want to derive a value of 1000 on the controlling area when we create a cost element. I have tried DERIVE_CELEM  but it seems that Controlling area can only trigger Derivation on other fields once it is manually populated.

Any ideas if this could be possible?

Thanks

Riaan

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Hi Riaan,

the controlling area of a cost element is a key field of the object. The derivation logic of MDG works only for attributes, but not for key fields. The reason simply that each MDG interface requires a valid key as input parameter. The key has to be defined outside MDG.

Best regards

Michael

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