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This article explains how to display header corrosponding items to each header in tabular format in Adobe forms.

Here is the example .

Requirement : To display VABK(Invoice Header) and VBAP(Invoice Item) data in tabular format in adobe form , For every invoice header we need to display invoice items and go for next header and item in single table.

Example :

Billing doc no Creation date Sales org Currency   Header
Item No Material No Rice Sales Unit   Item
931214438 01-06-2020 4700 USD Header Data
10 20505306 0 cs Item Data
20 20505306 1,728.00 cs
30 20505306 1,728.00 cs
40 20505293 0 cs
931214439 01-06-2020 4700 USD Header Data
10 20505306 0 cs Item Data
20 20505306 1,728.00 cs
30 20505306 1,728.00 cs
40 20505306 0 cs


Step 1 : Go to Transaction code SFP(Form Builder).

Step 2: We need to create interface first before creating adobe form for this Enter the Name of the                   Interface as shown below and click on Create button.

 Step 3:   A pop up will be displayed. Enter the description and Interface Type .Click on Save.


Step 4: Save it on the Transport which is required and an interface will be displayed like below.


Step 5: Goto Types tab and create types and table types for Header and item data as below.

Step 6: Go to Global data tab and declare header and item internal tables as below

Step 7: Goto Code initialization tab and fetch the data to gt_header and gt_item internal table from                 VBRK and VBRP tables as below.

Now the data is available in the internal tables , please create an adobe form to display the data in tabular format as per the requirement.

Step 8: Goto T-Code SFP and Give form name as below and click on create the Adobe form.

Step 9: Provide short description and provide above created interface ZADOBE_HEADER_ITEM at              interface input and save it in Transport and create adobe form as below and activate it.

Step 10 : After you activate your form , Please drag your header internal table form interface to                         context level as below .

Step 11: Now Right click on the GT_HEADER at context and create loop and add GT_ITEM in the                    table input .

Step 12 : Now Provide the condition that item should loop for appropriate header , As per below                         screen shot put the condition that gt_header-vbeln = gt_item-vbeln in where condition tab                   at item level as below.

Step 13 : Context level part is completed , Now go to layout part for designing , for this click on                          layout and open design page and create a table which as 4 rows 2 is for header text and                    item text and another 2 for header GT_HEADER  data and GT_ITEM as per header                            record as shown below.

Step 14: In First two rows hard code the header and item texts .

To show the difference in heading i have made header text as centre aligned and item text as left aligned.

Step 17 : Now before binding to header and item data make the last two rows as group as section ,                    then it will become one row and behaves as single internal table deep structure , please                      follow as per below screenshot.

Procedure : Select Row 3 and Row 4 at hierarchy  level -> Right click -> Group as section.


After this Group as section on top of Row 3 and Row 4 at hierarchy level  a virtual row will create and that will became as the main row for our understanding i have renamed as Main row as below.

Step 18: Now Bind the header and item data for this make all the data cells as text fields then Goto to each cell -> Click on pallets -> object -> Binding -> Bind the header and item data for all the cells.

Note Bind header data at Row 3 and Item data at Row 4 as below.

Sample binding process as below.


Step 19 : After data binding , For Row 3 and Row 4 Remove Repeat row for each data item check                     box and check for Main row , this shows repat for all the group rows.

Step 20: Wrap the Table in subform and put it as flowed and make even main form also in flowed                     mode , Final layout like below.

In the Above 1 indicates warp table in subform and make it as flowed and 2 indicates make main form as flowed.


Step 21 : Save the form and activate and execute the form give printer as LOCL or LP01 and the output shown as below.

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