display the definition of an entity type

The procedure to be used varies according to whether you know the complete name of the entity type, part of the name or whether you do not know the name at all.

Name known

  1. In the Data Modeler: Initial Screen enter the name of the entity type in the field Modeling object.
  2. Select Entity type under Selection.
  3. Choose Display. The screen Display Entity Type: Definition appears.

Part of name known

  1. In the Data Modeler: Initial Screen select Entity type under Selection.
  2. Enter the part of the name you know into the entry field Modeling object. Use * to represent the part you do not know (for example, uni*).
  3. Click on the arrow to the right of the entry field.
  4. A hit list is displayed. Select the entity type you require by clicking on it and activate Choose. The name is now entered in the field on the initial screen.
  5. Choose Display. The screen Display Entity Type: Definition appears.

Name unknown

  1. Leave the input field Modeling object empty in the Data Modeler: Initial Screen.
  2. Under Selection select Entity type.
  3. Choose Find. The corresponding standard selection screen of the ABAP/4 Repository Information System is displayed.

Enter your selection criteria and choose Program ® Execute.

A hit list is displayed. Select the entity type you require from this list and choose Display. The screen Display Entity Type: Definition appears.