The maintenance screen for collective search helps appears.
For example, you can find the search help at a later time using this short text.
In this case, enter the name of the search help exit in the Srch. help exit field.
You can include elementary search helps and collective search helps.
Select the indicator in the Hidden column if you want to control whether an included search help must appear in the dialog box for selecting the elementary search help. If the indicator is set, the search help is not offered.
It makes sense to hide search help inclusions if one or more search paths in the standard system must not be used in a specific SAP system. Conversely, search help inclusions can also be already hidden in the standard system because they can be used meaningfully only in a few cases. In this cases, you must deselect the indicator.
A new screen appears. Perform the following:
You can select the parameters contained in the included search help using the input help.
A dialog box appears in which you are asked to assign the search help to a package. You can change this package at a later time by choosing Goto → Object Directory Entry.
The collective search help is activated. You can find information about the activation flow in the activation log, which you can display by choosing Utilities → Activation Log. If errors occur when you activate the collective search help, the activation log appears automatically.
Do not forget to link the search help to a screen field . The search help attachment is not part of the search help definition; it is part of the object definition to which the search help is attached.
To test the flow of an input help defined by the collective search help, choose with the quick info text Test. A dialog box appears in which you can simulate the behavior of the search help under different conditions. You obtain information about the options provided in this window by choosing .