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3115230 - Object Data Type Extension Field Cannot be Edited


 Unable to access Edit for Object Data Type field in Adaptation Mode.


SAP Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Respective Screen whereby the Extension Field is created
  2. Enter Adapt Mode and access the Extension Field
  3. No Edit functionality displayed


The Field type of the Extension field is Object which cannot be edited.


Limitations for Business Object fields:

  1. You cannot use these extension fields offline.
  2. Only a limited number of standard object types are supported.
  3. Edit field functionality is not available for these fields. So you cannot add the fields to Enterprise search, OData Service, Scenarios etc.
  4. You cannot use these fields in ABSL script (via .ref file)
  5. You cannot set the default values for these fields.
  6. You cannot add these fields to object work list UI (List columns, advanced search list and basic search)


Edit, Extension field, Object, Limitation, Adaptation , KBA , object datatype , AP-RC-UIF-FLX , Page Layout & Key User Configuration , Problem


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