working area


In working area are the calculation basis in BUSINESS.

Here you deposit the Surcharge rates for the individual cost groups wage, Gerät, Material, Others, plants and External services for Price determination. These surcharge rates once determined are saved to the work area.

You can obtain the surcharge rates to be determined from cost accounting in financial accounting or from the plan cost accounting program specially developed for this topic.

When creating the course, you select the assignment of a work area Calculation basis for a LV.

With different You can take into account the individual fields of activity in the company in a very differentiated manner. These could be, for example: landscaping, green roofs, sports field construction, maintenance, etc.


  1. Open the menu Program data and choose in the group Company data the entry working area.
  2. The program part working area will be opened. In the directory tree on the left side of the screen, all work areas that have already been entered are displayed.
  3. As soon as you mark a work area in the directory tree, the associated Surcharge rates displayed.
  4. Select the one you want by opening the appropriate tab Calculation method: Surcharge calculation 1 or Surcharge calculation 2. The two calculation methods differ in the calculation type for Price determination and in the calculation type for Price assessment.
  5. To add a new workspace, click on in the menu.
  6. A new entry is added in the directory tree.

Enter the following information for the new workspace on the right-hand side of the screen.

Work area no.

Assign a unique number for the work area.


Assign a unique name to the work area.

Select the one you want by opening the appropriate tab Calculation method and define the by entering the surcharge rates Calculation approach of the LV of the work area.

Save the entries made by clicking on in the menu. The work area is now in the project management for the assignment to a Specifications is available for storage, management and analysis.

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