SAP Data Element Type

SAP MSEHI Data Element Type Unit of Measurement ABAP dictionary fields


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

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Attributes of SAP Data Element MSEHI

Data element (semantic domain): More details...MSEHI
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...Unit of Measurement
Length (No. of Characters): More details...
Heading: More details...MU
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
Short Field Label: More details...Meas. unit
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.
Medium Field Label: More details...Int. meas. unit
Maximum length of heading: More details...3
Max. length for short field label: More details...10
Long Field Label: More details...Int. meas. unit
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...BZME
Activation type: More details...No classification
Original Language in Repository objects: More details...
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...
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 MSEHI 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...

Related Data Elements in SAP

/SAPDII/WTY_MSEHI - Unit of Measurement
BAPIMSEHI - Unit of measurement
CO_MSEHI - Unit of Measurement (for Cost Element Change Document)
EHFND_EHS_MSEHI - Unit of Measurement
MEXH_MSEHI - Unit of Measurement
MSEHI - Unit of Measurement
MSEHI_ISO - Lower-Level Unit of Measure in ISO Code
MSEHI_WS - Unit of Measurement of Characteristic
N1ME_MSEHI - Medication: Internal Display of Measurement Unit
OI0BW_MSEHI1 - Unit of measurement 1

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