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Selection Views in SAP ABAP (HR)
By Chirag Modi, Infosys
In the reports which uses
logical database (ex. PNP/PNPCE in case of HR Reports) a dynamic selection
screen button gets added on the selection screen.
On clicking this button it
opens up a separate selection screen that can be dynamically adjusted based on
the fields you choose from the left hand side folders (Function groups).
These dynamic selections
are defined by creating SELECTION VIEWS as
per the requirement. The selection views are assigned to Reports / Queries (SAP)
via Report Category which the report
Purpose of Dynamic
Enhances report by
including selection options not included in the standard selection screen of
To improve performance of
reports and queries which use logical databases
This document provides step by step
procedure to create Selection View and using the created selection view in the
HR Report for Dynamic Selection Screen.
Execute transaction SE80.
On pressing "Edit Object"
button, a pop up appears as:
Select Selection View radio button and
The below Pop Up appears:
Field "Origin of
View" defines whether the selection view is Standard or Custom one. On
pressing F4 on this Parameter you will get two values as shown below:
Enter the table names whose fields
need to be used in the selection view to be created.
In this case we have entered two
(HR Master Record: Info type 0002 (Personal Data))
(HR Master Record: Info type 0021 (Family))
The below screen is displayed.
The above screen has 3
Here you can enter Functional Groups. These are needed to group the selection
fields. You can assign all fields of one table to one function group or fields
from one table to many functional groups as per your requirement.
For this Example let us
define two function groups as:
01: Personal Data
02: Family Data
you can view the tables (you have selected) whose fields you want to add in your
selection view. In this example we have added two tables PA0002 and PA0021.
On Double Clicking a
table, all its fields are available in the third section i.e. Table Fields/Node
Fields tab where you can select your fields for selection view.
Fields/Node Fields: It
displays all the fields of the selected table which you want to add in your
selection view for dynamic selection.
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