SAP Data Elements

EBELN SAP Data Element referenced by Purch.Doc. ABAP dictionary fields




EBELN is a standard DATA Element within the SAP ABAP dictionary and is associated with fields that store Purchasing Document information.

Below is the list of data element attribute values including its length, data type, description, domain, search help etc... You could also view this information on your SAP system if you enter the data element into the relevant SAP transaction such as SE11 or SE80.

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Attributes from Data Element EBELN
Domain name:EBELN
Get/Set parameter ID:BES
Whenever this data element is referenced by a a screen field the value entered is stored in memory, under this parameter ID. This means it can be retrieved at any point using the GET PARAMETER ID 'BES' FIELD ld_. You can also update this value within your ABAP code using the SET PARAMETER ID 'BES' FIELD ld_.
Flag for writing change documents:No
Change document history is not recorded for this field and no entries will be made in tables CDHDR and CDPOS.
Short Description:Purchasing Document Number
Short Label(Max length):Purch.Doc.(10)
Medium Label(Max length):Purchasing Doc.(15)

Long Label(Max length):Purchasing Document(20)
Heading(Max length):Purch.Doc.(20)
Name of a Search Help:MEKK_C
Name of a search help parameter:EBELN
Data type/ Length / Decimals See Domain details
Category of Dictionary Type:Domain Type
Type of Object Referenced:N/A
Not relevant as this field is an Elementary Domain Type rather than a reference type.
Force write direction to be LTR:No
If this flag is set the field content is always displayed using the left to right writing direction, even if the write direction of the screen/user is right to left. Maybe useful for digit based data such as phone numbers which may be un-readable using RTL direction. See OSS note 1291845
No Filtering of BIDI Characters:No
Deactivate Input History in Screen Field:No


Attributes from Domain EBELN

ABAP Data type(i.e. CHAR,CLNT,CURR):CHAR
Character String
Length:10
Output Length:10
Number of Decimal Places:None
Allow lowercase letters:No
As this is set to "No" all text stored within field will be converted to uppercase irrespective of case entered by the user.
Field contains negative values:No
Basically saves the first position of the field so that a + or -sign can be displayed when output. Only valid for floating point,Quantity, Decimal and Currency data types
Domain contains fixed values:No
Value table:EKKO
Conversion Routine:
ALPHA
Converts the field value between the display and internally stored format. The 5 char ID (i.e. ALPHA ) associates this field with the underlying ABAP function modules that perform the conversion. These have a fixed naming convention that includes this ID.

i.e.
CONVERSION_EXIT_ALPHA_INPUT -Conversion exit ALPHA, external->internal
CONVERSION_EXIT_ALPHA_OUTPUT -Conversion exit ALPHA, internal->external
Activation Status:Entry activated or generated in this form
Partial activity info:Start of activation or activation successful
Activation type:No classification
Maintenance language of
Repository object:
Contains domain append:No
Is a generated proxy object:No
Output Style for Decfloat Types:Normal
AM/PM time format is required:No
Time is displayed using the 24-hour format by default but if this checkbox is set, SAP will use the time format specified in the user master record. These can be either 24 Hour Format (i.e. 12:05:10), 12 Hour Format (i.e. 12:05:10 PM/pm) or Hours from 0 to 11 (i.e. 00:05:10 PM/pm).