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What is the step to create the generic data source ?


Hello Mr ROy ,

the following are the standard steps to create the generic Datasource :-

1. Select the DataSource type and assign a technical name to it.

2. Choose Create

The screen for creating a generic DataSource appears.

3. Choose an application component to which the DataSource is to be assigned.

4. Enter the descriptive texts. You can choose these freely.

5. Choose from which data sets the generic DataSource is to be filled.

a) If you want to extract data from a transparent table or database view, choose Extraction from View and enter the name of the table or database view.

The result of generation is a DataSource whose extract structure corresponds to the database view or transparent table.

For more information on creating and maintaining database tables and views, see the ABAP Dictionary documentation.

b) If you want to use an SAP query functional area as a data source, choose Extraction from Query. Select the required functional area from the functional area catalog.

Enhancements for Extracting Using SAP Queries

The result of generation is a DataSource whose extract structure corresponds to the functional area.

You can find additional information about the maintenance of functional areas in the SAP query documentation.

c) If you want to extract data using a function module, choose Extraction Using FM and specify the function module and the extract structure.

The data must be transferred from the function module to an interface table E_T_DATA .

Interface Description and Extraction Process

You can find information about the function builder in the ABAP Workbench documentation.

d) For texts, data can also be extracted from domain fixed values.

6. If necessary, maintain settings for the Delta Transfer.

7. Choose Save.


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