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3358283 - App 'Maintain Form Templates' does not show 'Display' button


'Display' is not available on the details screen of custom form template for accessing earlier version form templates or compare two versions.


  • SAP S/4HANA higher than 2021

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access to app 'Maintain Form Templates'
  2. Open any custom form template 
  3. 'Display' button is not shown on screen


The 'Display' button is visible when multiple versions of a form template exist, a form version is retained only when a software collection is exported or imported. Means that the form template need to be exported using the 'Export Software Collection' app, only after that the 'Display' button become available.


  1. Open app 'Export Software Collection', and add the custom form template into a Software Collection

  2. Export the Software Collection

  3. Return to app 'Maintain Form Template' and open the form template. 'Display' button is now shown at top right of the screen, where you can download earlier form template versions or compare two form versions

See Also

SAP Help document:
Maintain Form Templates -> Accessing Earlier Versions of Custom Form Templates


Maintain Form Templates, earlier versions, display, download, compare, Software Collection, transport , KBA , BC-SRV-FP-OM , Output Management: Form Services , How To


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