Help on Fields and Field Input

Procedure

Displaying Help for a Field

  1. Place the cursor on a field.
  2. Choose or choose F1 .

A dialog box appears with information about the field.

Terms in the field help that are displayed in a color different from the surrounding text are defined in the SAP online glossary. To display a definition, choose the term.

In addition to the field help, you can access Application Help and technical information.

Setting the Display Parameters

Select Help ® Settings

A dialog box appears in which you specify whether you want to display F1 help in an amodal (external viewer) or a modal window (in the SAP System). If you choose the amodal window, F1 help will be called faster.

To activate the amodal display, select Load viewer during logon.

Amodal Display

To display the application help, choose .

To display technical information, choose Technical info.

Additional functions, such as printing, searching, maintaining entries, and downloading help, are available in the application toolbar of the amodal window.

Modal Display

To display the application help, choose Application help.

To display technical information, choose Technical info.

If you place the cursor in the help window and press the right mouse button, a popup menu appears. This menu provides access to print functions, lists of possible entries, and field format.