FAQ

What is it ?

Ox4Sap is SAP 3rd party application that makes Microsoft Office documents easier to create and manage with SAP functionality and  dynamic templates
Ox4Sap also automates SAP processes with Excel and Word.
It acts as a one point of view solution for processes and documents within SAP.

How does it help ?

Ox4Sap use open standards to handle Ms-Office documents .
Using Ox4Sap used cases one can shorten and automate business
processes mainly when heavy regulation involved.

Do I need to install Ms-office on the server ?

Using Ox4Sap allowing SAP server to generate and read Ms-Office documents without installed Office applications


Ox4Sap support SAP ECC from version 4.6 and above including
HANA based systems.

Should I need Windows Server operating system ?

You can run Ox4Sap with any operating system including Linux, Unix, Mainframe, and others. No dedicated windows server needed.

Using Custom documents

Ox4Sap Adds Custom Elements to Standard Documents so you can control custom documents using parameters.

Can I use it with SAP User exit/Badi ?

Sure, you can use it with user exit, badi’s workflow and any other exit point you want to combine with document generation.

Interactive Documents

Ox4Sap is a great tool for Interactive documents with both Word and Excel. The applications know how to select the proper data from the document after it had been changed, and use this data to process transactions or any other method needed.

Can it run as a background job ?

Because it’s a server oriented it can work with background jobs. for example when need to generate mass production of documents. That’s a huge benefit compared to other applications working as Add-ons on Ms-Office applications that run on a Desktop environment.

External systems connection

Ox4Sap can act as a service for external systems such as SuccessFactors, core systems or legacy systems as long as they support web service. In this way, we are not limited to SAP data only.

What about document metadata

Ox4Sap support meta data within Office documents. You can set your metadata automatically for each document, and your SAP system can read this data.

Why handle Ms-office documents

Ms-Office is an international language and together with SAP or any core business systems, it helps organizations deliver data.

What if I need to extend my solution ?

Ox4Sap is based on open standards and as such, it can be extended for special needs.

Can I connect it with my custom applications

Ox4Sap simply connect with your own customer namespace applications.  not as with other solutions that let you only a limited list of SAP transactions.

Who can use it ?

Business users and  IT can use Central Source for company documents and Enforce the Corporate Brand with No More Cut and Paste.
SAP consultants and technical team can find it helpful to their projects.

Does Ox4Sap contains API ?

Yes, it does. The API let you control run time access and control documents in an easy way to fulfill your needs.

How many documents can be produced ?

You can generate from only one document to Thousands and Tens of thousands or more documents. the limit is our resources such as CPU and memory on the server.

How does SAP environment fit with Ox4Sap

Ox4Sap save the document’s metadata as customized objects. As a result developing documents behave like any other sap customized objects and SAP environments such as DEV and QA assist with the development and check process before move it to PRD environment.

How does Ox4Sap different from other products

Ox4Sap uses open standards for handling Ms-office document, so that’s why it can handle the documents on the SAP server and not as a workstation dedicated method as most of the other products handling documents with all the disadvantage involved.

How do we differ ?

Ox4Sap is a custom product means that compare to other add-ons in the market it can be handle changes and additions in agility with minor changes in the process.

Reusable data contents

Ox4Sap controls the reuse of building blocks galleries of content controls to set up dynamic documents on run time.

How do I get Ox4Sap ?

Contact us and we assist you with the installation process.