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Adobeform for multiple trays

Adobeform for multiple trays

We have some printers with multiple trays. Depending on the message category, we can print adobeform from a specific tray. Rule will be always as simple i.e. for one message category; we know the tray number where we want to print the adobeform.

First we need, maintain data in TVARVC as below:

Go to Transaction STVARV and maintain the data for the Message Category and Tray Value.


Name contains the Message Category and the Value is Tray Name / Number (i.e. either for Duplex Printer or Simplex Printer)

Before calling the function module ‘FP_JOB_OPEN’, pass the value of the tray name or number in the field ‘JOB_PROFILE’ of the structure ‘SFPOUTPUTPARAMS’ i.e. form processing output parameter.

Code as below:

Taking example for Production Order (CO01/02/03)

Transaction OPK8

List Name



Enhancement Spot at Form ‘FILL_OUTPUTPARAMS’.


DATA:        lv_messageo TYPE fpjobprofile,

                  lv_msgo     TYPE rvari_vnam.

CONSTANTS: lc_msg1 TYPE rvari_vnam VALUE ‘ZFPP01_’,

                     lc_msg2 TYPE rvari_vnam VALUE ‘ZFPP02_’.

*– Concatenate like ‘ZFPP01_LG01ZP01’

*– print_co-lstid contains value of list name i.e. LG01 and print_co-auart contains the value of Order Type i.e. ‘ZP01’, ‘ZP03’, etc.

CONCATENATE lc_msg1 print_co-lstid print_co-auart INTO lv_msgo.

*– Select query to fetch the tray value from table ‘TVARVC’ comparing the Message Category

SELECT SINGLE low  “ABAP/4: Selection value (LOW)

INTO lv_messageo

FROM tvarvc “Table of Variant Variables (Client

WHERE name = lv_msgo

      AND type = lc_value_p.

IF sy-subrc EQ 0.

    xs_outputparams-job_profile = lv_messageo. ” Populate the value of the Tray name in the field ‘JOB_PROFILE’.


This is how depending on the message category, print will come from a specific tray in the printer has multiple trays.

Thanks for reading the document. 🙂


Debopriya Ghosh

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      Nice... User asked us wants specific tray is loaded now got the answer for it...

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      Debopriya Ghosh
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      Thanks Ravi.


      Debopriya Ghosh

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      Very nice and helpful document.



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      Helpful document.... 🙂