From Release 4.0A onwards, each object type is indirectly assigned to an application component via the development class. Object types which are saved as local objects are not assigned to an application component.
The previous direct assignments between object types and application components no longer exist.
In addition, the following elements are no longer supported:
Customer-defined object types are not displayed in the Business Object Repository Browser if the development class for the object type is not assigned to an application component.
The assignment between development classes and application components can be maintained via transaction SE81.