We often come across many issues with the upload programs that we develop to facilitate mass upload. The most boring work that I feel is when I have to replicate the runtime data in SE37 BAPI fields to troubleshoot the issue. So here is a tip to avoid this manual work. J
Bill Gates loves Lazy Developers, as they always tend to find an Automatic, Quick and Easy way to get things done. This trick is from that one Lazy but Smart ABAPer. J
In this article, we will be learning a small but helpful trick of filling the BAPI fields while we debug the program.
Following are the steps that need to be followed:
- Set a break-point on Call Function Statement
- Execute the upload program
- Press F5
- Press Services Of The Tool button
- Press Save Parameters as Test Data
- Give test data name
Let us try with a simple example. We are having a material upload program using BAPI_MATERIAL_SAVEDATA. We have set the break-point and executed the transaction.
Press F5 and click on Services of the Tool.
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Click on Save Parameters as Test Data (SE37) option.
Give a name to the test data variant and click on continue button.
Now let us check in SE37. Enter BAPI name and execute.
Open Test data directory.
Select the variant created by us previously and see the tables filled with the values from upload program. J
Bingo. I am sure, it is new for many of us. Such tricks and tips are the forte of SAPYard.com. Hope you liked this interesting revelation. The next time, you need to test a standalone FM/BAPI in SE37, you know how to populate the data automatically.
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