SAP Business Objects and their BAPIs
are managed within the Business Object Repository (BOR) in a
structure based on the hierarchy of the R/3 business application
You can use the BAPI Browser to display all those SAP Business
Objects in the application hierarchy for which BAPIs have been
To do this, proceed as follows:
Log on to the R/3 System.
Choose Tools ®
Business Framework ® BAPI
Browser. Alternatively, you can enter the transaction
code BAPI in the command field of the SAPgui. This brings
you to the BAPI Browser view of the BOR, which displays all
Business Objects with BAPIs in the R/3 application
Expand the node and sub-nodes for any business application area
until you reach the level at which Business Objects are attached.
Business Objects are identified by a yellow circle to the right of
the Business Object name.
Only those Business Objects are displayed for which BAPIs have been
Double-click a Business Object to open it. The nodes Key
fields and Methods are displayed.
Expand the node Methods to display a list of all BAPIs
available for this Business Object type. You can view documentation
describing each BAPI by selecting the information icon.
To display a list of the object's key fields, expand the node
Key fields. You can view documentation describing each key
field by selecting the information icon.
Choose Utilities ®
Color key for information about
the meaning of the individual icons in the BAPI Browser.
Once you have located the BAPI you want to use, you need to
determine the parameter information that you must specify in your
application program to invoke the BAPI.