How to Hide data from your Friends in SAP.
Currency format in Write statement
One of my SAP clients has customers from all across the globe. While most of their customers are primarily based out of North America and Europe, some of them are from Japan, China and Korea. The client issues purchase order to their customers on a monthly basis and these have been developed using Smart Forms. (Yes I know.. old …
Lowercase Characters in SAP Domain
Our client had a requirement to store Employee Suggestion Referrals in SAP. To cater to this requirement I had created a Custom Table and here I had a field to store the Name and Description of the Referral text. While testing the application it was noticed that the texts would always show up in capital …
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Exceptions in SAP
Whenever an ABAP program is not able to handle a particular situation at runtime, it issues an Exception. There are two types of exceptions in ABAP : Handleable exceptions, which are based on predefined exception classes. Non-handleable exception, which produce runtime errors directly. Each handleable exception is associated with a runtime error. The program terminates with …
SAPQuickTip for the day #1: SubTotals in ALV Report
To Add a SubTotal to a particular column in an ALV report ( using the REUSE_ALV – FM ) Set the SUBTOT field of the structure SLIS_SORTINFO_ALV to ‘X’ and Also in the field catalogue for the field which you want to sub-total set the field DO_SUM of the structure SLIS_FIELDCAT_ALV to ‘X’. If you want only …
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Introduction to Web Technologies for ABAPers
In the recent years you may have noticed SAP is adding new softwares to its cloud offerings. SuccessFactors, Hybris, Ariba etc … Which I think is the need of the time, because current business challenges have changed as compared to the earlier decade when infrastructure and computing power was limited. Now the challenges are geared …
Why I think Technical Specifications should be made simpler
The other day I had to make an enhancement to the MIGO transaction in SAP. MIGO is used for Goods Receipt – Goods Inward Posting etc. The client wanted to default some values into the standard SAP MIGO Screen. After some searching around I implemented a BADI to get this into the system. On testing, the …
Extend a Standard Search Help without any Programming
Search Helps are used to provide a list of possible entries on a specific field.
Though there are a number of search helps provided by SAP, however clients are used to filtering their data in a certain way and hence sometimes standard search helps need to be enhanced. In this blog I explain how I did it for one of my clients.