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Kostenlosen Zugriff auf ein SAP Demo System erhalten

DevWorkbench    Dienstag, der 14. Februar 2017   

Wenn Sie versuchen, SAP und ABAP zu lernen, ist der Zugriff auf ein aktuelles SAP-System entscheidend. Leider ist dieser ziemlich schwer zu bekommen. In diesem Beitrag werde ich Sie auf einige Möglichkeiten hinweisen, ein kostenloses SAP Demo System mit dem Netweaver-Stack zu erhalten. Continue reading


Reset ALV Display Buffers in SAP ERP

DevWorkbench    Donnerstag, der 14. August 2014   

Have you ever worked on an ALV list report and wondered why, after you’ve repeatedly tested and modified your program, the ALV field catalog doesn’t seem to influence the actual table anymore? Read on to find out how to fix this. Continue reading


Optimize ALV Column Widths Easily

DevWorkbench    Mittwoch, der 13. August 2014   

After the long posts of the last few days, today is quick tip day. Read on to find out how to easily have the SAP system optimize the column width in fields of table controls. Continue reading




ABAP Workbench Tricks #2: Dynamic Patterns

DevWorkbench    Mittwoch, der 6. August 2014   

In yesterday’s post about patterns, I discussed the basic usage of the pattern feature and showed you how to create your own patterns. Today, I’ll take it further and demonstrate how you can add dynamic elements to your patterns, making your development process even more streamlined. Continue reading



How to Set a Default Value for Download File Endings in SAP ERP

DevWorkbench    Dienstag, der 25. Februar 2014   

When exporting files from SAP ERP, for example from an ALV list, we’ve had all this issue: when we pick „Spreadsheet“ in the file format popup, the file ending defaults to .txt (or, in older versions of SAP ERP, to .xls), even though that format might not be suitable for the current setup, for example when you’re using MS Office 2010 or an entirely different spreadsheet application. Continue reading



Editing SAP Tables with SE16 and SE16N

DevWorkbench    Mittwoch, der 17. April 2013   

When working as developers with SAP ERP®, we sometimes need to change a value in a table – maybe just for testing purposes, maybe permanently. But in most cases, it’s not possible or not worth the effort to create a maintenance dialog or write a small program that does the job. There are other possibilities to change data in tables that I’d like to show you in this article. Continue reading