Define fields

Specify fields and layout

Specify view to work with

1. Select a line type and click on Fields.
2. Specify the view with which you want to work. You can select from the following:
Only the lines occupied with fields are displayed. You can use this view for the final inspection of the layout.
In addition to the field lines, the object names are displayed. You can see the lines on which an object is displayed.
A blank line is displayed along with the object. This may be helpful if you want to create new overview variants.

Specify layout for object lines

The following layouts are possible:

Inserting horizontal lines

1. Place the cursor at the desired position in the overview.
The system takes you to a dialog box where you can specify the length.

Inserting vertical lines

1. Place the cursor at the desired position in the overview.
2. Select the function key with the vertical line.

Inserting blanks

1. Place the cursor at the desired position in the overview.
2. Select the function key with the blank.
The system takes you to a detail screen where you can specify the length and standard attributes.

Selecting fields

1. Place the cursor at the desired position in the overview.
2. Select Fields.
The system displays a dialog box where you can specify the field type for the fields you want to insert.
3. If you want to select several fields at the same time, you can use the indicator with vert. lines to specify whether a vertical line should be inserted between the fields.
4. Select the desired fields and choose close.
5. To move the fields in their order,
The field is inserted above the cursor.
6. To delete fields in the selection list,
7. When you double click on table, you see a table with all of the fields you selected for the overview variant.
Here, you can also maintain fields.

Changing the length of fields

1. To shorten or lengthen the fields, place the cursor where the field should end.
2. Select change length.

Moving, copying or deleting blocks of entries

1. Place the cursor on the corresponding field.
2. Press select block.
3. If necessary, place the cursor on another field and press select block.
4. Position the cursor to where you want the object moved and select move.

Changing characteristics and output attributes

1. Place the cursor on the desired entry and select menu options Goto -> Details.
You reach a dialog box where you can change characteristics and output attributes for an object.

Generating a heading for a line item

1. Place the cursor on the desired line item and select menu options Tools -> Create heading.

Copying the layout of an object from another overview variant

1. Place the cursor on the desired line and select menu options Tools -> Copy object.
2. In the dialog box, enter the overview variant from which you want to copy the line item.