Setup Tables are cluster tables. They are used to extract the data from R/3 Tables.(LO Extractors)
Basically, for entire application like SD , Billing we have got it's own setup Tables...so while filling the set-up tables, we usually fill for the entire application.
Ex: OLI7BW, is for filling setup Tables for SD application. and OLI9BW T-code is for Billing Application,
When u fill the setup Tables, the data from different tables..VBAK, VBAP, VBRK, VBRP...etc will come through communication Structures and saved in SetupTables...
The main advantage of having setup Tables (These are like Cluster Tables ), we can read the data in different levels..Header level as well as Item level.
when we run init load or Full load in BW, the data will be read from Setup Tables for the first time( Entire data will be read).... and the delta records will be updated to Delta Queue once the v3 jb runs... and we can extract the delta records from Delta Queue.
once we succefully run the init, we can delete setup Tables also... no probs...
Filling up the set up tables depends on the datasource.
there are different T-codes for the respective extract structures
OLIIBW transaction PM data
OLI1BW INVCO Stat. Setup: Material Movemts
OLI2BW INVCO Stat. Setup: Stor. Loc. Stocks
OLI3BW Reorg.PURCHIS BW Extract Structures
OLI4BW Reorg. PPIS Extract Structures
OLI7BW Reorg. of VIS Extr. Struct.: Order
OLI8BW Reorg. VIS Extr. Str.: Delivery
OLI9BW Reorg. VIS Extr. Str.: Invoices
OLIABW Setup: BW agency business
OLIFBW Reorg. Rep. Manuf. Extr. Structs
OLIIBW Reorg. of PM Info System for BW
OLIQBW QM Infosystem Reorganization for BW
OLISBW Reorg. of CS Info System for BW
OLIZBW INVCO Setup: Invoice Verification
OLI7BW is the tcode for Sales Order.
Have a look at these discussions:
Blogs of Roberto will be useful as well:
Display Setup Table Data:-
Goto SE11 or SE16 -> MC*SETUP -> F4 you will get all the setup tables choose and display the data
To check completion of dta loading
NPRT t-code... Where u can see the entry with ur user and the Run of ur setup..