Editing a Report

Function

Menu path

Description

Create report

Report ® Create

This function lets you create a new report. For detailed documentation on this function, see Creating a Report.

Display report

Report ® Display

This function lets you display the definition of an existing report.

If you choose one of these functions from within the definition of a report, the system takes you to the initial screen of the function for report definitions. If you choose this function from a report list, the system takes you to the initial screen of the function for report definitions. If you have changed settings in the current report, the system asks you if you want to save them first.

On the initial screen, enter the name of the desired report. You can display a list of existing reports using the Possible entries function.

You can display the various report components by scrolling through the different screens. To switch back and forth between the change and display modes, choose Report ® Display <-> Change . This function takes you to the other mode without leaving the screen you are on .

Change report

Report ® Change

This function lets you change the definition of an existing report.

If you choose one of these functions from within the definition of a report, the system takes you to the initial screen of function for report definitions. If you choose this function from a report list, the system takes you to the initial screen of the function for report definitions. If you have changed settings in the current report, the system asks you if you want to save them first.

On the initial screen, enter the name of the desired report. You can display the various report components by scrolling through the different screens.

You can change a number of report settings (such as the mass print settings) directly from the report list, so that you do not have to leave the list and go to the report definition. To do this, make the desired changes to the report displayed, and then choose the function Save structure. If you want to change the type of data selection (for example, by adding a characteristic or a key figure), you must use the function Report ® Change.

Form settings

Report ® Change

Extras ® Form settings

You can use these functions to remove all formatting settings made for the report, so that the system will again use the settings defined in the form.

Delete report

Report ® Delete

If you want to delete a report, you can do this under Change report. However, if you want to delete a number of reports at the same time, it is easier to do this using the Reorganization functions. For more information, see Reorganization in Drilldown Reporting.

The menu paths in your application may differ from those shown above. For details, see the documentation for your application.

See also:

Editing a Form