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System administrators can make changes to the appearance and behavior of the Properties editor:

  • By default, the Properties editor opens displaying a list of the basic properties. You can configure the editor to display the full list of properties when the Properties editor opens.

  • To activate the editor, the administrator chooses Modify Properties . By default, this button appears on the left-hand side of the editor. You can move the button to the right side of the editor.

You perform these configuration steps in SAP NetWeaver Administrator. For information about accessing services in SAP NetWeaver Administrator, see Accessing Portal Services in SAP NetWeaver Administrator .


  1. In SAP NetWeaver Administrator, go to the Application Modules page.
  2. In the Module List area, select webdynpro/resources/ .
  3. In the Web Module Details area, select the Web Dynpro Properties tab.
  4. Select Components/ and configure the following properties:

    Property Name




    Specifies the way in which the Properties editor opens

    basic : a short list of basic properties is displayed.

    all : the full list of properties is displayed


    Determines the location of the Modify Properties button

    true : the button appears in the default location on the left-hand side of the editor.

    false : the button appears on the right-hand side of the editor.