Download of Detail Data on Characteristics

You can use function module PROC_CHAR_GET_LIST_WITH_DETAIL to transfer detail data on process instruction and process message characteristics to a control system. Here, the download is initiated by the control system. The data is downloaded as a synchronous RFC.

The following data is transferred at the interface (from the function module’s point of view):

Import Parameters:

Name

Format

Length

Description

PLANT

CHAR

4

Plant

LANGUAGE

LANG

1

Language used to transfer language-dependent characteristic texts

INSTRUCTION_CHARS

CHAR

1

Indicator: Detail data on process instruction characteristics requested

MESSAGE_CHARS

CHAR

1

Indicator: Detail data on process message characteristics requested

CHARACTERISTIC_
GROUP

CHAR

10

Characteristic group for which detail characteristic data is required.
If no value is specified, the system transfers detail data for all characteristic groups.

For more detailed information on the interface parameters, see Explanation of the Interface Parameters

Tables:

Name

Description

CHARACTERISTIC_LIST

Detail data on all selected characteristics

CHARACTERISTIC_TEXTS

Language-dependent short texts for all selected characteristics


Exceptions:

Name

Description

CHARACTERISTIC_GROUP_NOT_
VALID

The characteristic group transferred does not exist.

NO_AUTHORITY

No authorization to display characteristic data.