Read and format change documents

Two function groups exist for these tasks:

Function group SCD1

With the function modules in this function group, you can read change documents.

  • CHANGEDOCUMENT_READ_HEADERS
    This function module reads the change document numbers, with the associated header information, for a particular change document object. The search can be restricted by various parameters (changed by, date, time).
    You can use this function module in the database and in the archive.
  • CHANGEDOCUMENT_READ_POSITIONS
    This function module reads the change document items for a given change document object number, and formats the old and new values according to their type.
    You can use this function module in the database and in the archive.
  • CHANGEDOCUMENT_PREPARE_POS
    You format a previously read change document item for printing with this function module.

Function group SCD2

You can process change document objects by classes with the function modules in this group.

  • CHANGEDOCUMENT_READ
    With this function module, you read change document headers and the associated items for a given object class and format the old and new values according to their type. The search can be restricted by various parameters (changed by, date, time).
    You can use this function module in the database and in the archive.