Displaying and Maintaining the Characteristic Structure

Proceed as follows to display the characteristic structure of the method:

  1. Select the menu options Goto ® Charact. structure or the relevant pushbutton on the screen Basic Data.
  2. You reach the screen Maintain Charact. Structure.

    The system displays the hierarchical structure of the method by specifying the individual characteristics in the method and their level in the hierarchy. The level number increases when a formula or a table is referred to. If a formula is referred to, the characteristics in the formula are displayed. If a table is referred to, the key fields in the table are displayed.

    Even if a characteristic in the structure occurs several times it is only displayed once.

  3. If you want to display the hierarchical structure in a graphic, select the menu entries Goto ® Graphic display.. or the relevant pushbutton.