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Function documentation Changing the Line Layout  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


You use the line layout to define the line item fields that appear in the line item display, the order that they appear in, and the column heading. You can define several variants for the line layout and change the displayed variant from the line item display.

For more information, see Line Layout Variants


The SAP standard system contains variants for Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger Accounting. You can change them or create your own.

To change a line layout variant, or define a new one, proceed as follows in Customizing for Financial Accounting: General Ledger Accounting/Accounts Receivable and Payable G/L Accounts/Customer Accounts/Vendor Accounts Line Items Display Line Items (without ALV) Define Line Layout.


You have the following options for changing the line layout:

The line items are then displayed according to the line layout variant requested.

Select the required standard variant with a double-click. You can also select a line layout variant from the special variants. To do this, select This graphic is explained in the accompanying text  Special variants...