Checks are carried out on the format tree to prevent inconsistent data from being used when a file is generated. You can execute a check manually at any time in the format-defining process. In addition, the system performs a check automatically when you activate your format tree.
To perform a manual check, choose Format tree ®Check or . The system carries out the following checks:
If the check generates error or warning messages, the system displays a log. The log indicates the type of message (red for error, yellow for warning, green for information) and a short text. The text of an error message – which must be corrected in order to activate a format tree – is additionally highlighted in yellow. If a long text is available for the message, you can display it by choosing .
After a log has been generated, you can display it by choosing Goto ® Log or .