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Graphical Data Flow Modeling in SAP BW 7.3

Introduction:

This is mainly used to collect all the related objects for transport so that the risk of transport failures is reduced due to missing objects.

Example: The Scenario explained below is for the existing development in the system.

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Refer the below steps for creating a Data Flow.

1.      1. Go to transaction RSA1 and select the tab “Data Flows”.

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1.       2. Browse to the required Info Area and right click to view context menu. From the menu, select “Create Data Flow”

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1.        3. Provide a technical name and description for Graphical Data Flow

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4         4. A Blank interface to create GDF will open as shown.

Drag and drop the icon of the objects required in GFD from the toolbar to the dataflow maintenance area. In the example given above drag and drop the DSO.

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     5.Right click on the DSO and Select “Use Data Flow of Object

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    6.Select the required DSO and Click on Downwards check box.

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     7.The below screen appears which gives you the Data Flow as given in the example.

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    8.You can view the GFD in SE10 which is captured for transport.

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This is how each time when the enhancement is done; you can capture the changes in GFD which further reduces the risk of transport failures due to missing objects.

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      Nice one 🙂

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      good one

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      helpful doc.. Thanks for sharing deepak!

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      Good doc.. 🙂

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      Recently faced almost similar scenario. 🙂

      Found ur article very helpful.

      Do share if u have other scenario as well... 

      Author's profile photo Krishna Chaitanya
      Krishna Chaitanya

      Simply superb!!!  🙂  

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      Good one..

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      Very Good

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      Very Good Doc

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      Hi Deepak, Thanks Document was very helpful.

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      Good Post. but small correction, its SAP BW 7.3 and not SAP BI 7.3 [on title of your blog]

      regards

      Raj

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      Thanks Raj.. Its corrected. 🙂

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      Will this also capture any newly created Infoobjects?

      Regards,

      Dilip.

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      Excellent document!!!

      Author's profile photo Jatan Saraf
      Jatan Saraf

      Nice article!!

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      Very useful document deeepak . Thanks a lot !!

      Author's profile photo Henry Jones
      Henry Jones

      How would you add abap lookups that may be in the transformation logic? 😕