Application-Specific Field Selection

Type (Behavior at Upgrade, Transport)


Description of Function

The Field selection function allows you to change screen field attributes dynamically at runtime. You should use this special function whenever you need different field attributes for the same screen at different points within an application.

Field selection allows you to alter the attributes Input, Display, Required field, Highlighted, and Invisible at runtime.

You can also have your field attribute assignments change dynamically according the definition of other, influencing fields.


Field selection must be implemented by an application developer

Range (Validity)

The client

Access in the System

Can be found in the SAP Reference IMG in various components. (

Example from the IMG: Project System ® Confirmation ® Define Field Selection for Confirmation)