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1565809 - BW Query Input(F4) Help: Settings and Properties


  • You want to change the behavior of the F4 help in the variable screen (prompt) of a BW query. E.g. you want to control what kind of data is listed in the F4 help.
  • You want to change the behavior of the value help in the 'select filter value' dialog box in the query navigation panel.
  • There are settings on several different levels which have an affect on the F4 help in BW query. You need to better understand how exactly the system works.



  • SAP BW/4HANA All versions
  • SAP NetWeaver All versions


SAP BW/4HANA all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


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