Modifying SAP Forms Using Smart Forms
In order to send postal mail from SAP R/3 using PostalMethod, you will need to adapt your forms (template) and/or create a new form according to the guidelines appearing in the PostalMethods "How To Place Content In The Document" guide.
In SAP Standard Menu, navigate to the following path: SAP menu > Tools > Form Printout > SMARTFORMS - Smart Forms (or enter the transaction code Smartforms)
Choose the Create option:
In Form Attributes: provide a short description for the form:
In Form Interface: enter your input parameters and associate them with the correct Associated Type (see example in the screen-shot below). P_REC parameters contain details of the "Recipient postal address". P_RET parameters contain details of your "Return postal address".
From them Output Options tab, choose the "Letter" page size:
Designing the form layout:
The recipient and return address windows must be positioned accurately so the address will be visible through the envelope windows.
Create the "Return Address" text area:
Set Window: REC_ADRS and Description: Recipient Address
You may add restrictions and conditions in the Conditions tab.
Edit the text fields of the new window:
Now create the "Recipient Address" window, just as you have created the "Return Address":
Set Window: RET_ADRS and Description: Return Address