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Downloading into spreadsheet

Former Member
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I have a transaction which I ran in background and its in the spool. How do I download that into excel.

Please help


Developer Advocate
Developer Advocate
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You can simply display the spool, then save it as a local file, save it as a regular text file. Now open Excel, click open, and open the text file from there, know go thru the steps to separate the columns of your data.


Rich Heilman

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If you just want to download manually to excel sheet...

Goto transaction SP01.

Select the Spool Request and click Display.

Menu path SYSTEM->LIST->SAVE->LOCAL FILE and choose Spreadsheet.

If you want to do this programmatically...

Use FM BAPI_XBP_JOB_SPOOLLIST_READ to read the spool request data.

Use FM GUI_DOWNLOAD to download data to Exccel.



Former Member
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Still not able to do what I need. I have a transaction which runs for 30 minutes in foreground with results of 20 to 30 pages.

I would liek to run this in Background and then display the CONTENT of the file into a spreadheet.

When I go to SM37 and say save as local file, Its giving me the spool details..

Please help