SAP Data Elements

ATFOR SAP Data Element referenced by Format ABAP dictionary fields

ATFOR is a standard DATA Element within the SAP ABAP dictionary and is associated with fields that store Format information.

Below is the list of data element attribute values including length, data type, description, domain, search help etc... also check the Contribute section for any additional notes that have been added You could also view this information on your SAP system if you enter the data element /XPPM/FW_SOL_NAME into the relevant SAP transaction such as SE11 or SE80.

Page contents

  • Data Element /XPPM/FW_SOL_NAME Attributes
  • Domain ATFOR Attributes
  • All SAP tables with fields that use this Data Element
  • Contribution section

Attributes of SAP Data Element ATFOR

Domain name:ATFOR
Get/Set parameter ID:
This field does not have a parameter ID associated with it so you can't use the GET PARAMETER ID ABAP syntax to retrieve its value from memory and the SET PARAMETER ID to update its value.
Flag for writing change documents:Yes
Change history is active so whenever changes are made to a value in this FIELD THEY WILL BE RECORDED AND STORED IN THE CHANGE DOCUMENT HISTORY TABLES CDHDR and CDPOS.
Short Description:Data type of characteristic
Short Label(Max length):Format(10)
Medium Label(Max length):Format(15)

Long Label(Max length):Format(20)
Heading(Max length):Format(20)
Name of a Search Help:
Name of a search help parameter:
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 of SAP Domain ATFOR

Character String
Output Length:4
Number of Decimal Places:None
Allow lowercase letters:No
As this is set to "No" all text stored within field SOLNAME 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:Yes
CHAR N/A Character Format
CURR N/A Currency Format
DATE N/A Date Format
NUM N/A Numeric Format
TIME N/A Time Format
UDEF N/A User-Defined Data Type
Value table:
Conversion Routine:

No conversion exit exists for this domain so the data in field /XPPM/FW_SW_TEXT-SOLNAME is stored in the same format that it is displayed in.

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).

Data Element ATFOR Where-Used list of table Fields

Used by field ATFOR in SAP table AFFV
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table CABN
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table CABNNEW
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table CIF_IMCHAR
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table CNV_10400_HEAD
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table COFV
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table COFVP
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table COME
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table COMEP
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table COMER
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table COVLP
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table LCABN
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table MILL_CLPROFP
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table PLFV
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table TC50C
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table TC50E
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table TCB11
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table TCGRULPOSMREST
Used by field ATFOR in SAP table TCPA

Contribute (Add Comments)

Within the comments section below there is also an opportunity for you to add useful hints, tips and screen shots specific to this SAP table field. This means that you and other users will be able to find these details quickly by simply searching on the object name /XPPM/FW_SOL_NAME or its description.

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