Category: ABAP

Bar Code Printing with Smatforms – SAP ABAP

This is an step by step guide on how to print bar codes in SAP using smartforms. This is the new procedure of printing bar codes without using any special hardware in the printer. In the traditional bar code printing in SAP, special SIMM modules had to be used in the printer and can only

SAP Barcode Printing Overview

Barcodes are information represented with series of lines of varying widths or distance between lines. Some barcodes also has additional human readable numeric form. In SAP you are able to print them using smartforms or SAPScripts. With SAP Web Application Server 6.40, SAP has introduced new barcode printing functionalities. you can also use the newer

Change Standard Domain Fixed Values SAP

SAP domain values could be validated or restricted by maintaining fixed values. These fixed values could be used for input checks in selection screens. If there are no other input help is available, these fixed values are also used as the F4 hit list of the selection field. Standard SAP domains are delivered with set

Change iDoc Status by Standard Program

When working with iDocs, you may come across situations where you need to change the current iDoc status. iDoc Status change requirements may arise due to different reasons such as reprocessing, archiving etc. But make sure you use SAP standard methods and programs to change iDoc status. If you have a iDoc in status 53

Function Group Contains Errors SAP ABAP

Error “function group contains errors” could be due to inconsistencies in the function group. If you come across this error when trying to execute a function module follow the below steps to rectify the issue. To fix the issue you simply have to repair the function group. Go to se37 and select Utilities and repair

Convert Spool Requests to PDF SAP ABAP

You can use the standard program “RSTXPDFT4” which converts OTF or ABAP list spools to PDF. First find the spool request number from SP01. Then go to transaction se38 and execute the program “RSTXPDFT4”. Provide the file path and spool request number. File could be directly downloaded to a local destination. Spool Requests with More

SAP View Cluster Example

View cluster is a logically grouped set of maintenance dialogs. Grouping of these maintained dialogs into one view cluster or one maintenance unit can be based on business or technical relationship. View cluster can be a collection of related tables or views which enable data maintenance in a consistence manner. In this example there are two tables which are

Generating iDoc File Name SAP ABAP

When configuration outbound iDocs and if you are creating iDoc files though a file port. You should specify the file name format for these outbound files. You may have different outbound iDocs and you should be able to differentiate each type by the file name. For example Invoice iDocs can be prefixed as “810” and

Dynamic Data Selection – Dynamic SQL

Hi Techies! There will be instances where you need to read tables dynamically. For a example when you work with access sequences in SAP, you will need to read data using this method. In the below example, program is defined in such a way that the table which it needs to fetch data from is

Make Table Maintenance Display Only – Remove Change Mode – Disable New Entries

Hi Techies! There will be instances where you need to to only display the entries using table maintenance. Most common instance would be when there is a table maintenance transaction setup already but there is a new requirement to set it to display only. This can be done with minimum development effort by editing the GUI status of the table maintenance screen and