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Function documentation Using Macro Tools Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Use

Use macro tools in combination with macro elements and drag&drop techniques to define macros. For more information about macro elements, see Using Macro Tools and for more information about drag&drop techniques, see Definition of Macros in the MacroBuilder.

Features

Symbol

Tool

Use

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Attributes

Display or change an element's attributes.

Select the element, whose attributes you want to change or display. Click on the icon. A dialog box with the attributes of the selected element appears.

This has the same effect as double-clicking on the element or selecting it and choosing Attributes from the context menu.

See also Macro Attributes.

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Delete

Delete an element in the macro tree. The deleted element is automatically copied to the macro clipboard.

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Check

Check the syntax of one macro or of all macros in the tree.

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Generate

Generate one macro or all macros. You must generate a macro before it can be executed.

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Active/inactive

Activate/deactivate an element in the macro tree. For example, use this tool to check individual sections of complex macros by deactivating some sections and then checking the remaining section(s).

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Copy to macro clipboard

Copy an element in the macro tree to the clipboard.

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Paste

Paste the contents of the clipboard to the macro tree.

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Undo

Undo the previous step. You can undo up to 20 steps.

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Redo

Redo the step you have just undone. You can redo up to 20 undone steps.

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Expand all

Expand all nodes in the macro tree.

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Collapse all

Collapse all nodes in the macro tree.

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Save layout settings

Save the MacroBuilder's new layout after you have adjusted the size of some of the screen areas. The new screen layout is then retained and appears the next time you open the MacroBuilder.

 

 

 

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