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Search Help : brief description of what is it possible

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I need some helps about search helps with abap webdynpro. I understand with little test that automatic option and search help option have some difficulties ... Integration with DDIC and webdynpro is difficult, I understand, so my questions are...

- I have a easy requirement : a search help that displays a code from table and the description coming from text table. What is the best way to do it ? OVS ? Specific Component ? It is possible with dropdowbykey to display the code and a text whe we select it ?

- Other little question : Anybody knows a good cookbook for OVS implementation ?

I would like to implement these requirements by an easy workaround.

Thanks all for your answer and I hope this question helps other persons with the same requirement...

Best regards

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If you want to have only codes in search help, then for the context attribute associate the structure field which has check table associated to it. Then the framework will bring the values from check table, automatically. You can check if the check table is associated to attrbite by checking input help mode property of context attribute.

But if you wanto have text table values (text and values), then one option is to create the search help and associte it to the context attribute by using the property Dictionary search help.

Another way is to have OVS if you do not want to create new search help, some documentation for OVS:

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An example for OVS is WDR_TEST_OVS.

Best regards,


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