Catalogs & Codes: An Important Knowledge Piece
The author believes that the tip given in this document simplifies and drastically cuts down the amount of data upload to QS41 transaction, In fact this tip should be made use of invariably by every-one who designs the Catalogs & Codes to the Equipments.
What is it?
An addition of character ‘&’ at the end of Code Group Description helps the Code-text (kurztext) to be very short, but while using the Code-texts are prefixed by Code Group Texts giving full meaning.
This is being explained through Screen-captures in the following example .
1.Object part Code Group ‘MOTOR’
Description : ‘MOTOR &’
2a. Damage Code Group: ‘SHFT’
Description : ‘SHAFT &’
2b. Damage Code Group: ‘FNDN’
Description : ‘FOUNDATION &’
3. Catalog Profile
The result in IW21 / IW22
1. The above explanation is applicable for all Catalogs (B,C,2,5, A & others).
2. Because this is a change in Description field, it is applicable to the Code Groups created and used earlier. Accordingly, the Code-Texts will be modified in all History Notifications.
Hope members find this article useful.