Choosing InfoSets


Proceed as follows to choose an InfoSet for processing:

  1. From the SAP menu, choose Tools ® ABAP Workbench ® Utilities ® SAP Query ® InfoSets.

The InfoSets: Initial Screen opens. A list of the InfoSets that have been defined already is displayed in the lower part of the screen.

You can use the standard functions of the ALV grid control (sort, search, filter, layout) in the InfoSets overview:

Click on the icon to call the User Documentation in the browser.

The overview generally contains the following information for each of the InfoSets:

    • Status (saved, generated)
    • InfoSet
    • Description
    • Data source
    • Author
    • Changed (date changed)

Calling up this information can take some time. To reduce the time you have to wait, you can call up a more concise overview.

Choose Settings ® Settings The Settings dialog box is opened. Activate the Catalog: Restricted Display checkbox. Choose Continue.

If you are in the InfoSet: Initial Screen, you can call up the additional information (author, last changed by, last changed on) for each InfoSet individually by following the menu path Extras ® Status Info. In the Status Information dialog box, the user names of up to ten users, who have changed the InfoSet, are listed along with the date they made the changes.

  1. Choose the InfoSet that you want to process. There are the following options:
    • Specify the name of the InfoSet in the appropriate input field.

Choose the value help for the InfoSet input field. This takes you to the SAP Query: InfoSet (Personal Values List) dialog box.

If you want to copy an InfoSet into the input field in the InfoSet: Initial Screen, select from the list the InfoSet that you want to copy over and click on .

    • In the lower part of the screen, select the list entry for the InfoSet.

If you double-click on an InfoSet entry, the InfoSet is displayed.

  1. Choose one of the functions to display or manage the InfoSet you have chosen.