Here’s a fun little tidbit. I was building a new screen, and I needed to add a pull down (you’ll see more of this in some future posts. ) I wanted to a build a dropdown list for characteristic values from a VC configuration. Well, I needed to start simple, first I wanted an easy way to get all the characteristic values and their descriptions. I found this line little function module that does just that. It’s not exciting, but it sure is convenient.
lv_pppi_char = WA_CSTICS-ATNAM.
CALL FUNCTION ‘PROC_CHAR_HELPVALUES_GET’
pppi_char = lv_pppi_char
helpvalues = lt_helpvalues
values_for_field = lt_values_for_field
characteristic_not_valid = 1
values_can_not_be_determined = 2
no_authority = 3
OTHERS = 4.
And that’s the first step I needed to accomplish to build my dropdown list for characteristic values. Tomorrow I’ll talk about how to do nice popup box for the dropdown list.
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