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2807589 - Long text editing in QM opens new window for MS Word Editor instead of embedded display in SAP GUI window


When editing any kind of long text in QM (long text for usage decision, inspection lot, master inspection characteristic, inspection description, and so on) the MS Word Editor opens a new window instead of inplace display in SAP GUI Window. It is inconvenient for users.

It looks like
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instead of
Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental.



  • SAP ERP Quality Management (QM)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA
  • SAP S/4HANA, on-premise


SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 Enterprise all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions


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