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Author's profile photo Kiran K

How to attach a Document in SE38

Downhere is the step by step info on how to attach a Technical Specification or User Training Document or any other Information Document in SE38.


Launch the  T Code SE61.

Create a Word Document using the Create Button.



We can copy paste the Technical Specification or User Training Document or any Technical Info Document


We can start maintaining this Document with all the necessary Technical Info right from the day one  and keep updating it as and when required


We can even attach for ex Technical Specification  here using INSERT OBJECT.

I prefer this way as it is much easier way to attach the latest document whenever required, replacing the older one and getting it transported to Q and P

For our ex, I had attached the updated Technical Document as shown below :-



Save these changes to a Transport Request.



After saving it to a TR,you can go back to SE61 and click on DISPLAY to view the attachment Document.


Now,let’s see how to attach this ZTECHNICAL SPEC into the Documentation of SE38.



Click on Change

Click on Goto >> Change Editor



<DS:WORD.ZTECHNICALSPEC>Click here to view the Technical Spec</>



Now,click on DISPLAY to view the Documentation attached in the Text Editor.



Now we can view the attached Tech Spec by clicking on it.

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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Kiran,

      I have tried this before but the problem with this is we cannot view the TS document attached.


      SE38->Documentation->Click view(hyperlink)-> It displays a word document which has an embedded attachment(which we created already in SE61). We cannot open the embedded document directly here.

      We need to go again to SE61 and give the document name then by clicking on "CHANGE" button we can view the original document.

      Is there any way to navigate the Word document from SE38 in change mode?



      Author's profile photo Kiran K
      Kiran K
      Blog Post Author


      Yes we will not be able to open the Embedded Document directly but only through Hyper link and then from there click on the Embedded Document.

      Instead of embedding the document,you can even direclty maintan the document in the SE61 Word template.That way you can see the document contents directly once you click the hyperlink.

      But Embedding a document is much easier way when it comes to replacing the older version with newer version of TS.


      Author's profile photo Michelle Crapo
      Michelle Crapo

      Very nice trick!

      I've tested it and loved it.   I'll be using this in the near future!