Use this process to create a new table in the ABAP Dictionary.
The corresponding maintenance screen is displayed with Goto → Technical settings.
The technical settings are a separate object and can be activated and transported separately from the table.
The corresponding maintenance screen is displayed if you position the cursor on the check field and choose with the quick info text Foreign keys.
To do this, choose Goto → Indexes.
A dialog box appears in which you have to assign the table to a development class.
For tables with the Delivery Class G or E, you must also maintain a customer namespace (key block of the table) for the table entries. SAP cannot change table entries or import new entries in the customer namespace during upgrades. To navigate to the appropriate maintenance transaction, choose Maintain Customer Namespace on the Delivery and Maintenance tab.
During activation, the system automatically creates the table and all the indexes on the table in the database (if not explicitly excluded when the index was defined). You can display the table definition in the database by choosing Utilities → Database object → Display.
At activation, the runtime object for the table is also created. You can display the runtime object by choosing Utilities → Runtime object → Display.
You can find information about the activation flow in the activation log, which you can display by choosing Utilities → Activation log. The system displays the activation log automatically if errors occur when the table is activated.
To assign a search help to a field, select the desired field on the Fields tab page and choose Srch Help. The search help can be used by all screen fields that refer to this field. For more information, see Attaching a Search Help to a Table or Structure Field .
You can assign a search help to a table by choosing Extras → Search Help for Table. This search help can be used by all screen fields that are checked against the table. For more information, see Attaching a Search Help to a Check Table .
By choosing Goto → Documentation you can create a text that describes the use of the table and maintenance of the table data more precisely.
By choosing Extras → Activation type you can assign the table to an activation type . This is only relevant for tables in the runtime environment.
If you set the Table maintenance allowed flag, you can enter data in the table by choosing Utilities → Table contents → Create entries. You can display existing data with Utilities → Table contents → Display.