- Add custom search help by modifying the standard search help
- Fix the issue for user being able to select multiple options but after selecting it does not populate the window
Find technical information to add SAP custom search help
Find the technical information for the specific search help by clicking F1 and find the table name as V_PRSMP
Using where used find the specific search help that uses the table
Below is the search help which uses that view.
Check PRSMP search help and find that it is an elementary search help. So, check if there is any other search help linked to it. Found the search help PRSM from the where used
The search help PRSM is a collective search help
You can find the corresponding user exit in which the breakpoint can be set to understand how it works or check on the individual search help in the ‘Included search helps’ option.
Add SAP custom search help to Collective search help.
Created a custom search help as below with the selection method as a view which fetches the result
This view has a join with table PROJ
There can be other kinds of search help you could create. Combination of selection method and Search help exit as below
For this requirement an elementary search help as my custom code and added it in the collective search help “Included search help” Section as below
Collective search help
After debugging there seems to be some parameter missing which caused the issue of not being able to populate the value from the search help. Read more on the section below
Multi selection search help did not return any values.
Using Multiple selection
Custom search help was created as seen below
When the user-selected options for multi select
There was no value returned
Fix search help not returning result issue:
To start debugging popup since you cannot type /h to debug just drop the file on the GUI for the specific screen which has pop up and you would open up the debug screen
Found in debugging a parameter missing which caused the issue. There was a missing assignment of the elementary search help to the collective search help. Assign button was clicked and then copy this helped to fix the issue and the selection of the search help was returned back on the display screen.
- This is how you could identify technical components related to SAP search help and to add custom search help to SAP standard.
- Understand Elementary and Collective search help.
- Some tips on how you could debug pop-ups in SAP.
- Troubleshooting an issue we faced.
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