SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe

Change data of an SAP object with qRFC

In many cases it is necessary to change the data of an object once it has been saved. Reasons for this may be: There is no corresponding userexit to manipulate data of the object before saving. The corresponding fields are available only after saving, with the help of which you want to manipulate the data […]

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Synchronize purchase order language and output language

When the message of a  PO is issued, in certain cases, the PO is issued in a mix of output language and another language. The aim should be that all elements of a PO are always printed in the message language. Just as it is the case with the formsin sales (invoice, etc.).

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VA05

Extend the VA05 and VA05N with additional or customer-specific fields

The transactions VA05 and also the VA05N should be extended by additional fields or customer-specific fields. Read more

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Creating a GS1 DataMatrix Barcode with SAP Adobe Forms

In many companies there is now the requirement to mark products with a bar code of type GS1 Datamatrix directly from SAP. Unfortunately, the creation of a GS1 DataMatrix barcode is currently not supported in SAP standard. In particular, the FNC1 codes can not be inserted into a DataMatrix barcode. This fact is also indicated by the OSS note “1815093 – GS1 data matrix barcodes are not supported“.

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Extending the dialogue handling unit with user-defined fields

Customer-spezific fields should be displayed in the handling unit dialog, e.g. a customer enhancement of table VEKP. The following section shows how you can display customer-specific fields in the “Additional Data” view in the Handling Unit dialog. Read more

Create an SMTP connection from SAP to Office 365

Many companies use Office 365. This package also includes Microsoft Exchange to send emails. The following tutorial explains how to configure the e-mail outbox in SAP to establish an SMTP connection from SAP to Microsoft 365. As a result, you can then send emails directly from SAP.

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GOS Grafik in SAP Adobe Form

Integration of a GOS graphic into an SAP Adobe form

In many SAP objects, Generic Object Services (GOS) can be used to link additional information to the object. In many cases, files (Word documents, Excel sheets), i.a. also graphics are uploaded to the object.

The following section describes how to read a graphic (BMP, JPG, PNG, …) for an SAP object and pass the binary content to the form to be displayed there.

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Delivery split in VL10C according to material and quantity

In the data transfer routine when creating deliveries for sales orders, the delivery split can be executed according to various criteria. However, it is not possible to realize a split by quantity, i. that a material may only be put into a delivery with a certain or maximum quantity.

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Printing barcodes in SAP

Printing of bar codes in SAP is not associated with any particular difficulties. In the device type definition of your printer, you can check which barcode types are supported. If you want to check whether your printer prints barcodes without other activities, call the standard text SAPSCRIPT-BARCODETEST with the ID ST and print the default text. If the standard text does not already exist, you must copy the standard text from the client 000 using Utilities -> Copy from client. If no barcodes are visible on the printout, then you have the following options for teaching your printer the barcodes.

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The Software Development Process in SAP

The software development process definition is one of the most neglected jobs in the SAP Competence Center’s area of responsibility. This job ain’t done by hiring of a few developers, particularly when they aren’t employees, but external freelancers.

It’s like a soccer team: There are several different roles, which must been taken on and there is a coach, who defines the tactics. The interplay of functional consultants, developers, key users, system administrators and – yes! – quality managers is as important as that each of them wants to do the best work they can, work that they can be proud of.

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