This chapter looks at different aspects concerning the usage of SAP NetWeaver Business Client (NWBC) and describes typical end user steps.
Explains the use of the desktop icon, steps of the logon sequence, and the reuse of the last selected connection.
Describes the design, menus, the navigation area, and the search area.
Describes top-level navigation, the navigation panel, and the quick-navigation features.
Compares the content area types, which are the browser and SAP GUI, and describes how different kinds of applications can have different rendering engines.
Describes the concept of multi-windows and the difference between simple navigation clicks and SHIFT + Click.
Explains the menu structure and menu items offered in Favorites , Settings , and Help .
Describes the different search options such as Enterprise Search, external search, and desktop search.
Outlines the additional quick navigation function, which allows fast searching and selection of any navigation entry.
Describes how to open, use, and close the side panel.
Describes how to log off and close all windows, terminate existing sessions, and close applications.
Describes how to connect to a different system.
Describes the troubleshooting functions available by using CTRL + clicking the Help menu.
Compares NWBC for Desktop with limited functions of NWBC for HTML.
This chapter focuses on NWBC for Desktop. The functions described in the following sections are similar in NWBC for HTML:
The images in the following documentation are from a first released version. The design of NWBC is constantly being evolved. For this reason, the UIs may vary from one NWBC version to the next. The components and user interfaces in your NWBC version may differ depending on how your system administrator configures the system.