SAP Table Fields

TCATS-VARIANT Entry Profile SAP Table field attributes inc. CATSVARIAN Data Element







VARIANT is a standard field within SAP Table tcats that stores Data Entry Profile information. The data entry profile determines the method of data entry, the layout of the data entry screen, and the following factors:

  • Whether times can be entered for individual employees or for groups of employees

  • Which data can be maintained (confirmations, services, and so on)

  • Whether time sheet data is entered on a daily, weekly or monthly basis

  • Whether or not the data entered is subject to approval

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

    Also check out the Contributions section below to add and view useful hints, tips and screen shots specific to this SAP table field. These details can also be found quickly in the future by simply searching on the SAP object name TCATS-VARIANT or its description.

    Main Table: tcats

    Example ABAP code to select data from table TCATS field VARIANT

    DATA: LD_VARIANT TYPE TCATS-VARIANT.

    SELECT single VARIANT
    FROM TCATS
    INTO LD_VARIANT
    WHERE...

    Attributes from SAP Table field TCATS-VARIANT





    Short Description:Data Entry Profile...See data element details
    Position of field in table:2
    Keyfield:Yes
    Mandatory:No
    Check table:None
    Used for foreign key relationship so that entries are restricted to those that appear within the primary key of the check table.
    Internal type(i.e. C,I,N):Assigned at Data Element level, See CATSVARIAN
    Internal Length(in Bytes):Assigned at Data Element level, See CATSVARIAN
    Reference table:
    Can field have NULL value?:Yes
    Data Element / Component Type:CATSVARIAN
    Domain name:CATSVARIAN
    Reference field for currency/qty fields:
    Data type/ Length / Decimals See data element details
    Origin of Search help:No input help exists
    No input help exists for this field.



    Search help attached to field:H_TCATS
    Is field a table (i.e. nested table):Yes
    Depth for structured types:N/A
    Component Type:Built-in type
    Is allocated Language Field?:N/A
    If a table/structure contains more than 1 language field (i.e. data type LANG) this flag denotes which one is used for the text language


    Object Referenced type:No Information stored