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Function documentationVirtual Fields Generator


You can create virtual fields to plan table-related analyses of custom tables and tables for which no virtual fields have yet been created.

Table Analysis (transaction TAANA) extracts information from the data fields in the table. For example, you can extract the year and month from a date field.


To create a virtual field:

  1. Select a managed system.

  2. Select whether you want to create a virtual field containing a year or a month value.

  3. Enter the table and field for which you want to create the virtual field.

  4. Choose Create.

More Information

For more information about table analysis and virtual fields, see the Application Help on SAP Help Portal at Start of the navigation path published on SAP site Next navigation step <current version> Next navigation step Application Help Next navigation step Function-Oriented View Next navigation step <choose language> Next navigation step Solution Life Cycle Management Next navigation step Data Archiving Next navigation step Data Archiving in the ABAP Application System Next navigation step Data Archiving with Archive Development Kit (ADK) Next navigation step Table Analysis End of the navigation path and Start of the navigation path Analysis Variant Next navigation step Virtual Fields End of the navigation path.