Category: Abap

Using Batch Input Map (BIM) recorder to create a new transaction

Sometimes you have to click-through several screens, within an SAP transaction/program, to reach your goal. Wouldn’t it be nice (as the Beach Boys stated in 1966) to simplify such a transaction/program by having the clicking be done automatically? This (among other things) can be achieved by calling a transaction using...

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SAP FREE trial software

Last week I attended the SAP “ABAP on HANA” CodeJam in Eindhoven, organized/initiated by SAP Mentor Roel van den Berge, in which we were allowed to fiddle around with “free” SAP software as SAP provided free access to an ECC- and an SAP HANA system. After getting the first shot for...

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Needful things about OpenHubs

After having read Stephen Kings “22-11-1963” on holiday, I couldn’t resist to put some “King” in the title of this blog. Recently I’ve been working (more than I would prefer) with InfoSpokes & OpenHub’s and via this blog I want to share some of the issues I’ve tackled along the way. Instead...

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Fixed Point Arithmetic (issues after copying a function module)

According to Wiki a fixed-point number representation is a real data type for a number that has a fixed number of digits after (and sometimes also before) the radix point. (More info to be found here) Within SAP (BW) fixed point arithmetic is sometimes being used by function modules When we’d made...

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Checkpoint group (transaction code: SAAB)

Today I’ve received a great tip by SAP Netweaver consultant Frans van Gelderen regarding checkpoint(s groups). Checkpoints define points in a program, at which the state of the program can be tested during program execution. You can activate and deactivate checkpoints as well as break points from outside of the program...

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