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Function documentation Editing Tables and Indexes in the Database  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Basic Functions

The functions Create database table, Delete database table and Activate and adjust database are provided for transparent tables. You can execute such a function by selecting the processing type and pressing the corresponding button.


Since pooled and cluster tables are not separate tables in the database, the functions Create database table and Delete database table are not applicable for these table categories. The Delete data function is offered instead. It deletes the table data from the corresponding physical table pool or table cluster.

Functions for Indexes

You go to the maintenance screen for indexes with Goto Indexes. A list of all the table indexes that exist in the ABAP Dictionary is displayed. Select the required index by double-clicking. The following functions are offered in the next screen:

Other Functions

The database utility also offers a number of check and repair functions for tables.