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  • You have added your own documentation types to those delivered (in Project Administration in the Project Standards tab (see Status, Keywords and Documentation Types).

  • To optionally generate Web links (URLs) for documents, you have made the necessary settings in the Customizing for the SAP Solution Manager under   SAP Solution Manager   Technical Settings   Document Management  .


The individual functions of the table are available to you:

  • In a roadmap with project link

  • In Business Blueprint

  • In the Configuration

  • in the Solution Directory

  • In Solution Package management

  • On the Templates tab page in project management

Note Note

Documents in the Project Documentation tab are not put in the template in a template project. If you want to deliver documents as part of a template, assign them in the General Documentation tab (see General Documentation tab).

End of the note.
Document functions



What you need to know

Create new documents

  Add a document  

Document repository

You assign a document type to all documents you create. A document template is called, depending on the document type. You can only use document types that either have a document template or a file name extension supported by the SAP Solution Manager. If a document type has no template or file name extension, the text editor is started.

Add documents as links to existing documents in the SAP Solution Manager.

  Add Document   Link to Solution Manager Document   or   Assign Document   As Link  

Changes are made system-wide and across projects and solutions, to the original document.

Copy documents

  Add Document   Copy of a Solution Manager Document   or   Assign Document   As Copy  

You can change the copy independently of the original document.

Upload file

  Add a document  

Link to a web site

  Add a document  

Delete documents

  Delete Line   or   Delete  

For documents created as a link to another document, both the row in the table and the link are deleted. If the document to be deleted is the only instance of this document, you can delete it physically.

Where-used list

  Where-used list  

Check in/check out a document, to change it

  Check document in or out  

or   Change Document  

When you check a document out, you lock it for changes by other users. To unlock the document, check it in. You can only check documents in which you have previously checked out.

Edit Document Attributes

  Attributes   General  

You can change the header data of the document and set, for example, the processing status or the priority.

Display the change history of a document

  Attributes   History tab page  

Filter by document status

  Attributes   History tab page  

Display the versions of a document

  Attributes   History tab page  

Link to existing document

  Attributes   Link tab page  

Create web link (URL) to a document

  Attributes   Create Document URL  

So that, for example, management can access SAP Solution Manager documents without access to an SAP Solution Manager system.

Assign additional attributes to documents

  Attributes   Other Attributes  

Insert test objects

  Attributes   Test Objects  

Put document in the Business Blueprint document

Flag the document as Blueprint-Relevant in the document attributes.

The order of the documents determines their order in the Business Blueprint document.

Recommendation Recommendation

If you lose connection to the SAP Solution Manager system, you can lose documents. If you want to edit a document for some time, check it out and edit it offline. For further information, see SAP Note 984062.

End of the recommendation.