Changing Data


An input-enabled SAP List Viewer (ALV) enables you to create and change data in table form.


In comparison to a simple SAP List Viewer, an input-enabled SAP List Viewer that has been enhanced with those functions that are needed for entering and changing data.


In the various application areas, input-enabled SAP List Viewers can be configured in very different ways. An input-enabled SAP List Viewer can be input-enabled in all areas or only in selected areas.

Cells, rows or columns

?     that are input-enabled can be identified from the light background color

?     that are not input-enabled, can be identified from the gray background color.


By default, an input-enabled SAP List Viewer offers a range of functions as standard on additional pushbuttons.

Depending on the application area

-         you can choose whether you want to hide the additional pushbuttons (using  Change/Display)

-         you can alter the functions

The documentation listed below describes how you can create and change data using the standard pushbuttons in an input-enabled SAP List Viewer.

?     Entering, checking, refreshing and, if applicable, undoing data.

See Editing Data and Checking Entries

?     Cutting, copying and inserting cells, rows or columns

See Editing Cells, Rows, and Columns

?     Appending, inserting, deleting and duplicating rows

See Further Options for Editing Rows