Selecting and Deselecting Rows

Introduction

Depending on where the ALV grid control is used, there are various methods for selecting and deselecting cells and rows:

?     There are no pushbuttons the left side of the list:

0     You can only select one row at a time.

0     You can select multiple rows.

?     There are pushbuttons on the left side of the list:

0     You can select several rows and individual cells.

0     You can select several rows as well as several cells or individual cells.

Procedure

?     If no pushbuttons are displayed on the left side of the list, you select a row by clicking an entry in the row.

?     If pushbuttons are displayed on the left side of the list, you select a row by clicking the pushbutton on the relevant row.

In this case, you select the relevant cell by clicking on the entry in the row.

In both cases:

To select several rows, press the Shift button and choose the cells as described above.

?     Adjacent rows:

Select a row, choose Shift or Control, and select the desired rows, or

Choose Shift, and select the first and the last of the required rows, or

Select a row, keep the mouse button pressed, and drag the mouse over the required rows.

?     Rows that are not adjacent:

Select a row, choose Control, and select the required rows.

?     All rows:

You can only select all rows at once if pushbuttons are displayed on the left side of your list. To select all rows, choose    .

To deselect individual rows, press the Ctrl button and click the relevant row.

Result

The selection of the rows have an orange background. The position of your cursor is indicated with a yellow background.