Hiding Screen Elements




Transaction Variants and Screen Variants

You can hide screens, menu options, table controls, subscreens, tab strip elements, and so on, by selecting the Invisible checkbox.

May only be used with dialog transactions

Selection Variants

You can hide selection fields by setting the Invisible attribute.

May only be used with selection screens


You can hide fields, pushbuttons, frames, and so on, with the command:
del [screen element]


Parameter Transactions

The initial screen of a parameter transaction can be hidden (switched off) if all necessary entries for that screen have already been stored as parameters.

May only be used with dialog transactions

Combinations of the Methods Listed Above

The following rule applies when combining the functions listed above:

Screen elements that have been hidden by a function remain hidden. This is also true if the element is set to Display only by another function.