switch to another entity type

Proceed as follows:

  1. Choose Entity type ® Other entity type....
  2. A dialog box appears for you to enter the name of the required entity type.

The procedure to be used varies according to whether you know the full name, only part of the name, or whether you do not know the name at all.

Name known

Enter the name in the entry field. Click on the Continue pushbutton to display the definition of this entity type.

Part of name known

Enter the part of the name which you know in the entry field and use * to represent the part you do not know (for example, uni*). Click on the arrow to the right of the entry field.

The ABAP/4 Repository Information System is displayed. You can enter further selection criteria here. Select Execute.

A hit list of all the objects corresponding to the pattern you entered is displayed. To transfer the name of the entity type to the dialog box, position the cursor on the required entity type and press Choose. Press Continue again to access the definition of this entity type.

Name unknown

Without making an entry in the input field, click on the arrow to the right of the field. You branch to the ABAP/4 Repository Information System.

You can search for the entity type using the Information System. Position the cursor in the hit list on the name of entity type you are looking for and press the Choose pushbutton to transfer the name to the dialog box. Press the Continue pushbutton to access the definition of this entity type.