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Screen Painter: Spacing incorporated in screen not visible in screen on transaction execution

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Sometimes row spacing done in screen painter are not visible on tcode execution. What may be the reason? This issue is very peculiar.

I have given a row spacing between last two rows as shown below.

Spacing between last two rows is not visible on tcode execution as shown below.


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I see no reason why SAP GUI would compress your screen, according to the note 203023:

  • "Blank lines created as such on a screen in the Screen Painter, are not removed."

Logic of "screen compression" is complex and explained in these SAP notes:

Make sure you have installed all the corrections about screen compression.

If it doesn't work, and you don't find a workaround or feel it's a bug, you may contact SAP support.

NB: it may be a bug in some SAP GUI versions, try with the latest version if possible.

NB: possibly you may have a field in the row that you didn't show, and it's hidden at runtime, that would explain why the line is compressed.