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Author's profile photo Jerry Wang

A small tip to find message id and number by repository information system

Normally if we see a message in SAPGUI and we can just double click the message icon to get its technical detail like message id and number displayed.


However in some case the icon is not available for click, for example below, there is a popup window displayed and you could not double click the icon. If you close the popup, the message disappears as well.


In this case, use tcode SE84 to launch repository information system, specify Short Description with value: *cannot be used as proxy object


Then you get answer: message id DDLS, value 444.


Or if you already know that the table T100 stores message text, you can directly query on table T100 to get the same result.



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      Author's profile photo Peter Inotai
      Peter Inotai

      Another option is to set a breakpoint at MESSAGE statement and/or create a sapgui shortcut for /h and simple drag and drop it to the popup.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      I use this option, but for another purpose. Before defining a message, i check in the Repository Info Syst if someone has already defined it.

      2016-09-01 16_12_37- 100 Repository Info System_ Messages Find.jpg

      Seriously SAP 😡

      Author's profile photo Peter Inotai
      Peter Inotai

      Sometimes the long texts are different. In this case I didn't check, but since they are the same group I have doubts, that they are different.

      Maybe someone was paid by the number of created messages? 😉

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      All these messages do not have a long text, they are marked as "self-explanatory" ... Duhh! 😏

      Author's profile photo Peter Inotai
      Peter Inotai

      😯 😯 😯

      Author's profile photo Kripa Rangachari
      Kripa Rangachari

      I agree to others saying that the texts might have duplicates as well!....

      Still this is a good Tip indeeed!

      Thank you


      Kripa Rangachari.

      Author's profile photo Achim Stroh
      Achim Stroh

      now with SAPGUI 760, the first option (doubleclick on the message) is no longer working. Is there a user parameter (or something similar) to show the message no by mouse over (quickinfo) e.g. like in SAP CRM WebUI with User Parameter CRM_USER_LEVEL?error%20message%20with%20new%20SAPGUI

      error message with new SAPGUI