Tagged: function module

Change is inevitable. So it’s nice to see what has changed…

Whenever you’re ordered to redesign an existing object (eg. DSO), it would be nice that, after you’re done with the alteration, you’re able to validate the correctness of your actions. This blogpost describes an easy way to find out which fields were altered (added, removed, replaced) after the redesign of...

More

Testing an instance method (via tcode SE24)

As an SAP BW developer I don’t often come across classes and methods as, traditionally, function modules are more often used. So a couple of weeks ago, when I was asked to validate and debug a transformation which contained several methods, I was a bit puzzled. Via transaction SE24 I...

More

Displaying the SAP BW Metadata Repository via a web URL

All of us, who’ve been around in SAP BW for a while, will recognize the picture below. The ‘good old’ meta data (repository) available within a SAP BW system and accessable via transaction RSA1 But how to access this repository from ‘outside’ SAP BW. Thus without RSA1 and via a...

More

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...

More

Adding a SAP BW workbook to favorites of a user

With a big thanks to Roger Pijpers, I can herewith describe how to add an (existing) workbook to the favorites of a user. This ‘adding/assigning’ can be done by executing the following steps. Execute transaction SE37 Type in function module name BX_FAVOS_ADD_TRANSACTION  Press F8 (execute/test) The following screen will appear:...

More