A command button is a control button that can be found all over SAP, on many screens inside the system. When pressed, it causes an action in SAP Business One.

The following table explains the most common SAP Business One command buttons:

Button Description
Add Adds a new record to the database, for example, business partner master data, or sales and purchasing documents.
OK Approves a setting or a change, and closes the window.
Cancel Cancels an action or a change, and closes the window.
Update Saves changed data. For example, you can update business partner or employee records, or item details.
Select All Selects all the checkboxes in a window. The button usually appears in the Selection Criteria window of a report.
Clear Selection Deselects all the selected checkboxes in a window.
Expand Shows more details of certain data in a window.
Collapse Hides certain data in a window.
Next In a wizard, enables you to proceed to the next window.
Back In a wizard, enables you to return to the previous window.
Finish In a wizard, enables you to finish entering data and to complete or exit the wizard.

Example of Command Buttons

Below is a screenshot of the command buttons on the bottom of the Item Master Data window:

SAP Command Buttons for the Item Master Data Screen