If you are creating your own batch input procedure, then you will need to analyze the SAP transaction(s) with which the batch input data is to be entered into the SAP System.
The purpose of the analysis is to gather the following information:
Collecting Transaction Data
To analyze a transaction, do the following:
You can determine the transaction name by choosing System
Display these by choosing System
If pop-up windows occur during execution, you can get the program name and screen number by pressing F1 on any field or button on the screen. The Technical info pop-up shows not only the field information but also the program and screen.
Note the following information:
– The field name for batch input, which you’ll find in its own box.
– The length and data type of the field. You can display this information by double-clicking on the Data element field.
Put the cursor on the button or menu entry while holding down the left mouse button. Then press F1. In the pop-up window that follows, choose Technical info and note the code that is shown in the Function field.
You can also run any function that is assigned to a function key by way of the function key number. To display the list of available function keys, click on the right mouse button. Note the key number that is assigned to the functions you want to run.
Getting Screen and Field Information in the Transaction Interface
Using the Screen Painter and Menu Painter to Get Field and Function Info
You can also obtain field and function information from the screen and menu definitions in the ABAP screen painter and menu painter. For example, you can quickly display field information in the screen painter by displaying the screen in the Fullscreen editor and using the Attribs. for 1 field button for each field. The illustration below shows an example.
Getting Field Information in the Screen Painter
Similarly, you can get function and menu codes from the CUA definition of a screen in the menu painter.
See the ABAP Development Workbench documentation for more information on using these tools.