Changing Layout

Use

You use this to define the current layout of the ALV Grid Control.

Procedure

  1. To change the layout, choose ® Change layout. In full-screen mode, choose or Settings ® Layout ® Change.
  2. On the Change Layout screen, the parts of the layout are defined on the corresponding tab pages. To choose a tab, click it.
  3. Set the relevant options on the tab pages.
  4. To apply your settings, choose .

To Save the Layout, choose .

The Individual Tab Pages

Column selection

On the Column selection tab, you can hide columns and change the column order. The columns displayed in the list are displayed in Column selection; the hidden columns are displayed in Available columns.

To hide columns, proceed as follows:

  1. Select the corresponding entries in Column selection.
  2. To add the selected entries to Available columns, choose .

Alternatively:

  1. Select the corresponding entries in Column selection.
  2. Select the entry or entries again, holding the mouse button. The cursor appears with a small rectangle.
  3. Drag the entries to Available columns and drop them there.

To remove the entries from Available columns, choose .

  • To calculate column totals, select the indicator under the totals symbol in Column selection.

To change the order of columns in the list, proceed as follows:

  1. Select one or more entries.
  2. Select the entry or entries again, holding the mouse button. The cursor appears with a small rectangle.
  3. Drag the entries to the desired position and drop them there.

The entry is added in front of the line marking.

Alternatively:

  1. Select one or more entries.
  2. To:
    • Move one entry up, choose
    • Move one entry down, choose
    • Move an entry to the first position in the sort order, choose
    • To move an entry to the last position in the sort order, choose .

Sort

To sort, see Sorting in Ascending or Descending Order. If there is a total in the list, you can Calculate Subtotals on the Sort tab.

Filter

To filter one or more columns, see Setting and Deleting Filters.

View

On the View tab, you specify which template is used for which view. For more information, see Managing Templates.

Display

On this tab, you set how the list is displayed. To activate the desired option, select the corresponding indicator.