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How To Unlock "locked MS Word" documents in SAP CRM

If you are using SAP CRM, chances are you are using some sort of MS Word Integration.

At my current customer for example, we are using MS Word integration in that sense that we create "Document Templates" (MS Word Based) that are used to create  e.g. contracts or an answer for a customer complaint.

These templates are also using a Web Service to fill out all variables that were used in the document template which might be coming from transactional data or customer master data for example. Continue reading »

How to Hide or Show Recent Items (objects) in your SAP CRM Navigation Bar (profile)

In this article we'll have a quick look at the functionality of Recent Items that is provided in SAP CRM.  Depending on the customizing settings of your Navigation bar profile assigned to the Business Role you logon with in SAP CRM, you may be able to see the "Recent Items" in your navigation bar as shown below. Basically in standard, recent items are visible in most standard delivered business roles. A recent item is basically a navigation link to an object you recently "touched", or better said opened/displayed/created. It's useful as it let's you know what you were working on e.g. friday evening before you entered the weekend. Next monday, you"ll quickly remember you were e.g. working on an important contract or opportunity and can therefore quickly navigate to this object using the recent item navigation link. Continue reading »

How SAP CRM Security Works

As I am always on the look for useful information about SAP CRM security, I sometimes stumble on interesting topics and/or other websites.

One of these is the website called HowCrmWorks

They seem to create great info graphics, which I personally think are quite innovative to explain something in an interesting way. I asked them if they would allow me to reference useful posts they make on my website and they agreed, so here we go.

One of those info graphics looks like this: How SAP CRM Security Works ? Continue reading »

Displaying ALV in Splitter Container with heading using ABAP OO


Splitter Container can be used to display data either from two or more tables or from a single table based on particular conditions in ALV format using a single container at a time.

The classes that are used for achieving this are as follows,

  5. CL_DD_DOCUMENT. Continue reading »