Maintaining the Long Text Editor Settings

Use

You can adapt the long text editor so that it meets your specific requirements by maintaining settings for the long text editor. The default settings for the worklist are defined in accordance with SAP recommendations.

Features

You can maintain the following long text editor settings:

·        View: Line Numbering

If you select this checkbox, line numbers are displayed for the source and target texts on the left side of the split screen editor. This can be useful whenever you need to find a specific part of a text.

·        View: Lined

If you select this checkbox, the source and target texts are displayed in the split screen editor as if they were on lined paper.

·        Technical Display (Standard Long Texts Only)

If you select this checkbox, the technical history of long text objects written in SE61 is displayed to the right of the source and target texts in the split screen editor. The following information is shown:

Ў        Source text:

§         Original language

§         Version

§         Status (this shows you whether the long text has been saved as a raw or active version). For more information, see Saving Long Texts as a Raw/Active Version.

§         Created by

§         Date (on which object was created)

§         Release (for which the object was created)

§         Changed by

§         Date (of last change)

§         Release (for which the object was last changed)

Ў        Target text

§         Version

§         Status (this shows you whether the long text has been saved as a raw or active version). For more information, see Saving Long Texts as a Raw/Active Version.

§         Created by

§         Date (on which object was first translated)

§         Release (for which the object was first translated)

§         Changed by

§         Date (of last change)

§         Release (for which the translation of the object was last changed)

·        Number of Visible Source Text Lines (10…19)

This field enables you to determine the number of source text lines you can see in the split screen editor. You can select a value between 10 and 19. You can also control this setting directly in the split screen editor by clicking the More Source Text Lines and Less Source Text Lines icons above the input area for the translation.

Activities

To define your long text editor settings, choose Utilities ®Settings and select the Long Text Editor tab page. You can then enter the settings described above. Otherwise, the standard settings are used instead.