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KE28 Variants

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We have 31 KE28 variants and someone has to update the period values each month. We have a custom variable variant for dynamic date selection with the proper format but I do not see how to link the variable variant to the KE28 period selection parameter. If possible, I would like KE28 Actual and Reference periods to both default to the prior period.

So my question is whether we can do one of the following:

1) Default in previous period whenever KE28 is run.

OR

2) Find a way to save a month/year value in the From Period fields that are dynamic as part of the report variant.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks,

Tim

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Because we have 60-80 variants in our month-end processes for order settlement, we wrote a Variant maintenance program.

It works for all selection variant maintenace. Enter the program and all existing variants come up in a list. Select the ones to be updated and then just page through them, changing as you go.

It has simplified many peoples work life.

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Hello Althea,

any chance you can email me the program you are using to maintain the variants. I could develop one but since you have one that works, I would like to leverage if possible. This would be worth full points!

Thanks,

Tim

Edited by: Tim Stadler on Apr 2, 2008 2:17 PM

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Tim,

I am sorry, but it is not my program to share. However my basic request was:

This transaction must allow an end-user to

maintain variants, be it his own variants or

for someone else (authorization checks are

performed).

*

The functionality has to remain similar to the

standard one found in SM38.

However, in addition to be able to work on a

specific variant, the user must also be able

to select multiple variants at the same time.

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One particular advantage that this transaction

must provide compared to SM38 is to show on one

screen all the variants created by a specific

user, or all the variants from a specific program

or list of programs.

The programmer had just been to class and learned about a dialog transactions, which made this possible.

We have 3 variations on this:

1 - allows access to any variant and the ability to change it

2 - allows access only to variatns that the user created or is "last change"

3 - display only for any variant - with an ability to copy any of the variants for their own use.

Hope this is of some use to you and that you understand not sending the program.

Althea