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Author's profile photo Raj Kumar Reddy

SAP GUI History not getting saved

Issue:

SAP GUI History (backspace) for fields is not getting saved.

Pre-Requisites:

  • – Close all your SAP sessions including your SAP logon pad

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Resolution/Procedure:

  • Go to Windows Start > All Programs > SAP Front End > SAP GUI Configuration (1)
  • In your GUI Configuration options click on ‘Local Data’ folder (2) and then ‘History’ (3)
  • Change history status to ‘OFF’ (4) and click on ‘Apply’ (7)
  • Click on history status back to ‘ON’ (5) and click on ‘Apply’ (7)
  • Click ‘Clear History’ (6) button and finally click ‘OK ’ (8) to close this window

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Now this should take care of the history not getting saved. Reopen SAP GUI and try it out!

Special Thanks to my friend Amritpal Flora

 

Regards,

Raj Kumar Reddy

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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thanks, this helped!

      Author's profile photo Pathik Pandya
      Pathik Pandya

      Thanks a lot. I was getting bit annoyed on my new desktop, this resolved the problem.

      Regards,

      Pathik

       

      Author's profile photo Michal Psenko
      Michal Psenko

      Thanks for this procedure, it helped me to fix my issue. I am currently on SAP GUI version 7.4 (Patch 12).

      Regards,

      Michal

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thanks !

      Author's profile photo Muhammad Asraf Zainudin
      Muhammad Asraf Zainudin

      Super TQ... It;s working fine. Really getting annoyed on typing the full length of FM. Thumbs up

      Author's profile photo Kapil Changrani
      Kapil Changrani

      Thanks it started working fine 🙂

      Author's profile photo Malla Reddy Challa
      Malla Reddy Challa

      Excellent , It worked.

      Author's profile photo Sandy sam
      Sandy sam

      It worked for me too.. Thanks

      Author's profile photo Minhaj Ahmed
      Minhaj Ahmed

      Thank you its worked after deleting file from C folder.

      Author's profile photo Martin Fallas
      Martin Fallas

       

      Thank you very much indeed! This worked perfectly.

      Author's profile photo Naveen Kumar
      Naveen Kumar

      Very Nice....It worked for me.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thank you....Excellent solution...It worked...

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi,

       

      Will this procedure retain old history?

      Author's profile photo Raj Kumar Reddy
      Raj Kumar Reddy
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Rohit,

      I believe this procedure solves the history problem but may not save old history — do test it out on a sandbox and let me know.

      Regards,

      Raj

       

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Tks!! Helped me.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      i have created an account just to say Thank you!!

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      I am having same problem..After the procedure also problem not resolved..Can u solve this problem.

      Author's profile photo Raj Kumar Reddy
      Raj Kumar Reddy
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Vijaya,

      Would love to help, please send me more info (direct message) so I can check further.

      Regards,

      Raj

       

      Author's profile photo Bence Szűcs
      Bence Szűcs

      Thank you!

      Regards,

      Bence

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thanks - this helped!

      Author's profile photo Sudaa P
      Sudaa P

      wow... Thank you.. now its working...

      Author's profile photo Kampuz zaman
      Kampuz zaman

      Hi Raj,

      Thank you!!! I It working well.

      Regards,

      Zaman

      Author's profile photo Miguel Rojo
      Miguel Rojo

      Thanks a lot... good solution. It worked

      Author's profile photo Luis Miguel Gacimartin
      Luis Miguel Gacimartin

      It's working again!!! Thanks!!!

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      I was struggling for so long after applying a patch on my GUI installation. Thank you for the fix.

       

      It’s good to be working normally again and not pasting table names in notepad!

       

       

      Author's profile photo Hasibur Rahman
      Hasibur Rahman

       Great !! Worked like a charm. Thanks. 

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thank you so much Raj...It really worked !

      Author's profile photo Jeff Mayfield
      Jeff Mayfield

      Thanks Raj.  Fantastic instructions.

      I don't know what makes this function break but your solution fixes users every time.

      Author's profile photo Lívia Augusta Reis Silva Malheiros
      Lívia Augusta Reis Silva Malheiros

      OMG that finally worked! Thank you so much!

      I've been trying and suffering for days, after upgrading from version 740 to 750, when the history stopped working.
      I've tried everything but it didn't work until now. Although I had to change one thing because it didn't worked right away: I had changed the History folder to a new one.

      Then I had to do your directions 2 times:
      1st to eliminate existing history .md file and then, changing the history folder back to the Default one.

      2nd, followed your directions again, now with the default History folder set up.
      After that, it worked.

      Thanks again!

      Author's profile photo Ajinkya Ket
      Ajinkya Ket

      Hello Raj,

      I tried your steps for saving object list history, initially it did work for some days but again after few days the history got deleted automatically. Can you please help me to save the history permanently.

      I'm using SAP GUI 740 application and also connecting to SAP application via citrix.

       

      Thank you.

       

      Author's profile photo Raj Kumar Reddy
      Raj Kumar Reddy
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Ajinkya,

      Citrix is a bit different and may not work with this solution. You can check this note 1927001 which may be applicable.

       

      Regards,

      Raj

      Author's profile photo Jude Bradley
      Jude Bradley

      FYI: 7.40 is out of support already, consider using 7.50 at the earliest time.

       

      Author's profile photo Scott Featherston
      Scott Featherston

      Thanks, great tutorial! Worked for me (still) running GUI 7.40.

       

      Author's profile photo Saranya Ramarajan
      Saranya Ramarajan

       

      Hi,

      We have the History status on already but some users not getting the cache values in some days and getting in some days.its strange..Turning off the history settings and turning on will help to solve the issue?

      Author's profile photo Raj Kumar Reddy
      Raj Kumar Reddy
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Saranya,

      You can try that but this procedure that I have mentioned has always worked for me.

       

      Regards,

      Raj

       

      Author's profile photo Pratik Shrivastav
      Pratik Shrivastav

      Worked like a charm! Thanks!!

      Author's profile photo Sara Yeap Theng Theng
      Sara Yeap Theng Theng

      Thanks a lot! It worked like a charm to me too!

      Author's profile photo Hai ZENG
      Hai ZENG

      worked, thx Raj

      Author's profile photo khushali Vohra
      khushali Vohra

      Thankyou .. this was really helpful

       

       

      Author's profile photo Ajay Kumar
      Ajay Kumar

      Thank you. it solved the problem . Great

      Author's profile photo Jana Petlachová
      Jana Petlachová

      Thank you very much. It solved my  problem too,

      Author's profile photo Rajesh M
      Rajesh M

      Thank you, this solved my issue!!

       

      But i have one more doubt which you might help, i am not able to open E-Learning Application from option Help, shows below error

      Error in calling web browser on your frontend

      Message No. 1R003

      Diagnosis

      You tried to start a Web browser on your frontend computer, type , using URL  (first 50 characters of the URL). An error occurred.

      System Response

      The current configuration of the frontend computer does not allow navigation to the URL.

      Procedure

      Check the following settings, according to your frontend:

      • JAVA:
        -
      • WN32 and WN32_95:
        Is an appropriate Web browser installed ? Is the specified URL linked with the Web browser?
      • WN or WN32S:
        Is an appropriate Web browser installed? Is the file extension '.HTM' linked with the Web browser?
      • PM:
        Is an appropriate Web browser installed? Was Report 'RSSOSPPC' used to link the file extension '.HTM' with the Web browser on the current frontend computer?
      • MC:
        Is an appropriate Web browser installed under the creator 'MSIE' or 'MOSS'?
      • MF:
        Is an appropriate Web browser installed?

       

      Author's profile photo Raj Kumar Reddy
      Raj Kumar Reddy
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Rajesh,

      I don't know your basis version but I found this on the web.. you can look at Note 1136003 which may be applicable for you.

       

      Regards

      Author's profile photo A. AFM
      A. AFM

      Thanks..This helped

      Author's profile photo Chitti Nanu
      Chitti Nanu

      It has worked. Thank you for the post!