SAP Excel in Place
SAP NetWeaver 2004s, mySAP ERP 2005
Gaurang Gujar, Capgemini , Consultant , Appsone.
Many times it is an requirement to add an derived field to standard ALV report.
Normally It will take a lot of coding effort to get a derived in Standard or Your Custom ALV List.
Good News is this document SAP is very thought full about it and has introduced Excel in Place using which
Coding for requirement is not reduced but made absolutely zero.
Steps to use this Excel in Place
Lets us take an Example of View SFLIGHTS
The view looks like below
Now Here we have Two Columns Seats Max and Seats Occupied
Suppose there is a requirement to have a derived column seats available. It would require a lot of coding for the same.
SAP Excel in Place comes to our Rescue.
Click on Excel In Place Icon
Enter the File Name
Create the formula or Macro for the derived column
In our case l2-M2 and Drag it down.
Save the file and Close it
Go to Change layout
Go to view Tab
Select the view as Microsoft Excel
Click on Upload Document from BDS
Browse the File We Created and Saved
Our File appear in the List
Select the same and click on Save
Save the layout
Click on enter
Seats available in Output
Excel in place can be used with Macro Recording with get derived Fields also Hide Columns’
with Value Zero and Many other stuffs