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InfoObject modeling in BW 7.4 (more than 60 characters)

In the BW Releases before 7.4, the maximum length of a characteristic value is limited to 60 characters. As of Release 7.4 SPS2, up to 250 characters are possible. To achieve this, the domain RSCHAVL was changed from CHAR 60 to SSTRING 1333. As a result, data elements that use the domain RSCHAVL are “deep” types in an ABAP context.

Texts with a length of up to 1,333 characters are possible for characteristic values. For this, the structure RSTXTSMXL was created which is a “deep” type in an ABAP context. In the internal method interfaces and function module interfaces that handle the texts of characteristic values, the type RSTXTSML was replaced with RSTXTSMXL. However, the RSRTXTSML structure remains unchanged and is required for the description of metadata.


Example creation of ZVENDOR:

Observe attribute Legal Status allowed up to 250 characters. 

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For long test more than 60 chars, select Long text. Which enables Long text is XL, enable it.

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Text Table

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Domain RSCHAVL was changed from CHAR 60 to SSTRING 1333.

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Structure RSTXTSML was replaced with RSTXTSMXL. However, the RSRTXTSML structure remains unchanged and is required for the description of metadata.

RSTXTSML


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RSTXTSMXL



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