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USE OF THIS fUNCTION MODULE

BINARY_RELATION_CREATE_COMMIT

can anybody tell me what is the use of this FM

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hi,

BINARY_RELATION_CREATE_COMMIT function module is used to link the object id to the invoice document.

please refer the series of the steps below which will explain it better.....

1. Read the file into memory. For that we can use OPEN DATASET if the file is on a server or FM GUI_DOWNLOAD if the file is on a local PC (e.g. on your laptop's C: drive). Don't worry that it's a Word file - if you use the binary mode, it will be OK.

2. Get a "folder ID" by calling SO_FOLDER_ROOT_ID_GET. Now this part is rather confusing (does this FM actually create a folder somewhere?), but just look at it this way - you're getting an address of where your file contents will be stored in SAP, that's all.

3. Put the file into that "folder" by calling SO_OBJECT_INSERT. The content of the file is passed to this function module in a table.

4. The FM SO_OBJECT_INSERT will give you the "object ID" for your file. At this point your file is already stored somewhere in the depths of SAP Office and the last step is to link this "object ID" to the invoice. To do so, we call the FM BINARY_RELATION_CREATE_COMMIT.

regards,

Alpa.

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