How to create Table View in transaction SE11?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a table view in transaction SE11.

Step 1. To create table view go to transaction SE11 (ABAP Dictonary). Put se11in the command field and hit Enter:


Step 2. Choose View name i.e.  “ZMM_TV_MARA“. It has to start with “Y” or “Z” and it’s a good idea to put something meaningful  for further reference:


Step 3. Click on Create button:


Step 4. Choose View Type. In this case, we will use Database view:


Step 5. Click on Continue button:


Step 6. Fill Short Description field with i.e. “MARA + MAKT“:


Step 7. Put tables you want to use in this view. We will join two tables in our example:


Step 8. In Join condition section put following values:


Step 9. Go to View Flds tab and choose fields you want to display in view i.e. like in the following screen:


Step 10. Go to Selection Conditions tab and choose selection condition. In this case, we want to get an only a materials description in English:


Step 11. Active object by clicking on Activate button:


Step 12. You will be asked for a package where you want to store your object. You can choose Local Object option if you don’t want to transport this object to other systems:


Step 13. Or you can choose package i.e. “ztest“. If you don’t have a package yet you can go to this tutorial How to create package in SE80?:


Step 14. Click on Save button:


Step 15. Choose Transport Request:


Step 16. Click on Continue button:


Now you can use Table View in your report or using transaction SE16n.

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