Infotypes

Infotypes are units of information in the R/3 System that are grouped together as a set of data fields. Infotypes

Infotypes appear as entry screens for the user. Infotypes are made up of tiny bits of information stored in data fields.

In database terms, infotypes represent a data structure or set of data records. When you update infotype data, the old data remains stored in the system for historical evaluation and is not lost.