Get Current Transaction Variant Name

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Transaction Variants are very good for hiding the Screen Elements. Simple code snippet to get the Transaction code variant name.

When using Transaction Variants, the changes are kind of static – means you can’t hide the screen elements based on the field content. This code would get you the Transaction Variant which is being used for that particular transaction. Once known, you can make appropriate changes to screen fields based on the Transaction Variant name using LOOP AT SCREEN.

Get Current Transaction Variant Name

 
DATA : v_variant      TYPE shdfv-tcvariant,
       v_client_dep   TYPE char1.
 
* Get the variant of current transaction
CALL 'DY_GET_TX_VARIANT'
  ID 'VARIANT'            FIELD v_variant
  ID 'CLIENT INDEPENDENT' FIELD v_client_dep.
 
" V_VARIANT     would contain the current Transaction Variant
" V_CLIENT_DEP  would contain if the Variant is client dependent
 

Get Transaction Variant using FM

As skrishna pointed out, you can also use the FM RS_HDSYS_GET_TC_VARIANT to do the same

 
call function 'RS_HDSYS_GET_TC_VARIANT'
  importing
    tcvariant = l_tcvariant
    flag_client_independent = l_xclientind
    rc = l_rc.
 

Usage

For Example : In Sales Order processing, you can set up a Transaction Variant in the customization for a Sales Order Type. If you want to override the value when you are in blah blah transaction variant, you can use this code snippet to get to know the transaction variant name.

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3 Comments

  • steve oldner

    Very useful, thanks!

  • skrishna

    FYI. I have used a function as below for the same

    call function ‘RS_HDSYS_GET_TC_VARIANT’
    importing
    tcvariant = l_tcvariant
    flag_client_independent = l_xclientind
    rc = l_rc.

  • Hello skrishna,

    Thanks for pointing it out – I have updated the post to include the the code as well.

    Regards,
    Naimesh Patel

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