Managing Layouts


You use layout management to:

?     Delete layouts

?     Transport layouts

?     Define layouts as default layouts


To call layout management, choose   ® Manage Layouts. In full-screen mode, choose Settings  ®  Layouts  ® Manage

On the Layout:Management screen, a list of the existing layouts appears.

-         The standard SAP layouts begin with a number.

-         Non-user-specific layouts (client-specific standard layouts) begin with “/”.

-         User-specific layouts begin with a letter (A-Z).

Displaying User-Defined Layouts/Standard Layouts

If user-defined layouts can be defined in the list, you can use User-Defined Layouts / Standard Layouts to switch between the display of the standard layout (that is available to all users) and the display of the user-defined layouts, which are only available to you.

The display of the standard layouts includes the SAP standard layouts as well as the non-user-specific, client-specific layouts.

Deleting Layouts

To delete one or more layouts, select it/them. In the subsequent dialog box, choose   or Edit  ® Delete Layout.

Setting Default Layouts

If a list is always displayed with a set layout, this means a default layout is set.

If you have the authorization to set a layout as a default layout, proceed as follows:

In the layout row, choose the Default column.



       1.      Select a layout.

       2.      Choose  or Edit ® Set Default.

To save your settings, choose   or Layout  ® Save.

Importing Layouts

To import one or more layouts from other clients, proceed as follows:


       1.      Choose Environment  ® Import Layout.

       2.      Enter the source client from which the import should proceed. A list of all the standard layouts in the client appears.

       3.      Select your required layout.

       4.      Choose Import.

Transporting Layouts

You can transport standard layouts from the current system to a target system.


       1.      To do this, choose Layouts  ®Transport.

       2.      Select one or more standard layouts that you want to transport into another system. To select all the standard layouts, choose   .

You can only transport standard layouts (that is, the SAP standard layouts or client-specific layouts); you cannot transport user-specific layouts.

       3.      Choose Layouts ®Transport.

       4.      To create a new transport request, choose Create Order, enter a name for the request, and save the request.

       5.      To select an existing transport request, choose Own Request and double-click on the desired request.

       6.      Choose Continue.

       7.      Transport the transport request into the using the transport system functions. Choose Utilities  ® Requests (Organizer).