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Overview on Feature (HCM)
By Suneetha Mattaparthi, Accenture
serve to determine certain values based on HR structures. These return values or
results can be individual values, structures, or tables. Using features enables
you to do the mapping of decision trees without requiring any programming.
standard supports you with its numerous features that determine suggested values
and control system flows.
special function modules are used frequently in HR:
(Reading a feature with field return).
(Reading a feature with table return).
maintain features with transaction PE03. The three most important elements of
The attribute (see figure 1) shows the person responsible for the entire feature
and for maintenance of the structure.
feature element, you can regulate whether this person may be the only person
responsible for maintenance of the feature and the structure.
of type S (subroutine pool) is created from the specification in the decision
tree when the feature is activated. The feature is also assigned to countries
1: The attribute of the feature.
STRUCTURE: A structure for setting up a decision tree must be assigned to every feature.
The specification of the fields of the structure can be queried in the
decision nodes. Structures are defined in the ABAP dictionary. The marked fields
can then be used in the decision tree.
The Company Code, Personnel Area, Personnel Sub Area, Employee Group is
selected in Figure 2.
also enter a field name in BACK VALUE
FIELD NAME to enable more user friendly maintenance in the decision tree.
Structure of Feature.
field specified here has a check table or refers to a domain with fixed value,
these values are present in tree maintenance as entry helps and text display.
The passing type determines if the
return occurs as field (1) or a table (2).
when a program calls the feature, ensure that the transfer type is compatible
and that the fields required for the decision are populated.
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