Creating Matchcodes

Procedure

  1. You can display the matchcode maintenance screen from the initial screen of the ABAP Dictionary. Choose Utilities ® Further Dictionary objects.

    A dialog box appears.

  2. Select the object type Matchcode object and enter a four-place name. Choose Create.

The maintenance screen for matchcode objects appears. All other steps are described based on this maintenance screen.

To create a matchcode, you must first create a matchcode object and then create one or more matchcode Ids for this matchcode object.

Procedure for Creating Matchcode Objects

  1. Define the attributes of matchcode objects
  2. Select the secondary tables of matchcode objects
  3. Select the fields of matchcode objects
  4. Activate the matchcode objects

Procedure for Creating Matchcode IDs

  1. Define the attributes of matchcode IDs
  2. Select the secondary tables of matchcode IDs
  3. Select the fields of matchcode IDs
  4. Define the selection conditions of matchcode IDs (optional)
  5. Activate the matchcode IDs

Depending on the selected update type of the matchcode IDs of a matchcode object, you have to define further structures or carry out certain actions:

See also:

Update Types