SAP Data Element

SAP MEINB Data Element Posted Unit of Measure ABAP dictionary fields


MEINB 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 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 MEINB into the relevant SAP transaction such as SE11 or SE80.

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  • Data Element MEINB Attributes
  • Domain details
  • All SAP tables with fields that use this Data Element
  • Contribution section

Attributes of SAP Data Element MEINB


Data element (semantic domain): More details...MEINB
Activation Status of a Repository Object: More details...Entry activated or generated in this form
Language Key: More details...E
Version of the entry (not used): More details...
Domain name: More details...MEINS
Short Description of Repository Objects: More details...Posted Unit of Measure
Length (No. of Characters): More details...
Heading: More details...PUM
Get/Set parameter ID: More details...
No parameter ID is assigned to this data element so the ABAP statements GET PARAMETER ID and SET PARAMETER ID can't be used to store and retrieve values from memory
Flag for writing change documents: More details...No
Change document history is not recorded for this FIELD and no entries will be made in tables CDHDR and CDPOS.
Short Field Label: More details...PostedUofM
Medium Field Label: More details...Posted UofMeas.
Maximum length of heading: More details...3
Max. length for short field label: More details...10
Long Field Label: More details...Posted unit of meas.
Max. length for medium field label: More details...15
Max. length for long field label: More details...20
Activation flag: More details...Start of activation or activation successful
Application class for DD objects (not used): More details...KS
Activation type: More details...No classification
Original Language in Repository objects: More details...D
SDIC: Reserve for data elements (not used): More details...
Flag for private DD objects (not used): More details...
Name of a Search Help: More details...
Name of a search help parameter: More details...
Default name for components using the data element: More details...POSTQUUN
Data Type in ABAP Dictionary: More details...UNIT
Length (No. of Characters): More details...3
Number of Decimal Places: More details...
Output Length: More details...3
Allow lowercase letters or NOT: More details...No
As this is set to No all text stored within a field associated with domain MEINB will be converted to uppercase irrespective of case entered by the user.
Field contains negative values: More details...Yes
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
Conversion Routine: More details...CUNIT
Converts the field value between the display and internally stored format. The 5 char ID (i.e. CUNIT ) associates this field with the underlying ABAP function modules that perform the conversion.

CONVERSION_EXIT_CUNIT_INPUT - Conversion exit CUNIT, external->internal
CONVERSION_EXIT_CUNIT_OUTPUT - Conversion exit CUNIT, internal->external
Domain contains fixed values: More details...No
Value table: More details...T006
Category of Dictionary Type: More details...D
Type of Object Referenced: More details...
Not relevant as this field is an Elementary Domain Type rather than a reference type.
DD: Is a generated proxy object: More details...
Force write direction to be LTR: More details...
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
DD: No Filtering of BIDI Formatting Characters: More details...
DD: Flag for Deactivating Input History in Screen Field: More details...

Fields using data element MEINB within the SAP system

Related Data Elements in SAP

CO_MEINB_A - Posted output unit
CO_MEINB_L - Posted Activity Unit
LS_MEINB - PAW - Posted Unit of Measure
MEINB - Posted Unit of Measure
PEMEINB - Posted Unit of Measure

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