Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Missing fields in the UI Configuration Tool? Check the Design Layer Customizing

Sometimes, while customizing screens in the configuration workbench, you might run in to the fact that even though you can see a field in a context node in the workbench, it may not appear in the available fields in the configuration workbench...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

How to extend the standard SAP IMG?

Scenario: Sometimes it can be useful to make your own customer-specific customizing tables. For instance, if you have a business rule that changes once in a while but does not exist in the SAP standard customizing tables. To group your own customizing tables together it is possible to extend the standard SAP IMG.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Deeplinking to SAP CRM Objects

Have you ever come across something in SAP CRM that calls an object using a deeplink?

A deeplink that looks something like the normal SAP CRM webclient URL, followed by some parameters like crm-object-type, crm-object-action and crm-object-value?

Have you ever wondered if this is something that could be useful?

Have you ever tried to find out how SAP knows that crm-object-type=BT126_CALL&crm-object-action=B should go to a certain screen?

Well, I have, and I will try to explain.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Using the do_config_determination to change a screen layout

Sometimes, you run in to a requirement where you would like to change the layout of the screen based on another field, for instance if a dropdownbox contains a certain value, you would like to show different input fields from when the dropdown box contains another value, or in some cases the existence of a value in one field might require input in another field.