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Procedure documentation Managing Layouts  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


You use layout management to:

     Delete layouts

     Transport layouts

     Define layouts as default layouts


To call layout management, choose This graphic is explained in the accompanying text   Manage Layouts. In full-screen mode, choose Settings    Layouts  Manage

On the Layout:Management screen, a list of the existing layouts appears.


-         The standard SAP layouts begin with a number.

-         Non-user-specific layouts (client-specific standard layouts) begin with “/”.

-         User-specific layouts begin with a letter (A-Z).

Displaying User-Defined Layouts/Standard Layouts

If user-defined layouts can be defined in the list, you can use User-Defined Layouts / Standard Layouts to switch between the display of the standard layout (that is available to all users) and the display of the user-defined layouts, which are only available to you.

The display of the standard layouts includes the SAP standard layouts as well as the non-user-specific, client-specific layouts.

Deleting Layouts

To delete one or more layouts, select it/them. In the subsequent dialog box, choose  This graphic is explained in the accompanying text or Edit  Delete Layout.

Setting Default Layouts

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If a list is always displayed with a set layout, this means a default layout is set.

If you have the authorization to set a layout as a default layout, proceed as follows:

In the layout row, choose the Default column.



       1.      Select a layout.

       2.      Choose This graphic is explained in the accompanying text or Edit Set Default.

To save your settings, choose This graphic is explained in the accompanying text  or Layout  Save.

Importing Layouts

To import one or more layouts from other clients, proceed as follows:


       1.      Choose Environment  Import Layout.

       2.      Enter the source client from which the import should proceed. A list of all the standard layouts in the client appears.

       3.      Select your required layout.

       4.      Choose Import.

Transporting Layouts

You can transport standard layouts from the current system to a target system.


       1.      To do this, choose Layouts  Transport.

       2.      Select one or more standard layouts that you want to transport into another system. To select all the standard layouts, choose  This graphic is explained in the accompanying text .


You can only transport standard layouts (that is, the SAP standard layouts or client-specific layouts); you cannot transport user-specific layouts.

       3.      Choose Layouts Transport.

       4.      To create a new transport request, choose Create Order, enter a name for the request, and save the request.

       5.      To select an existing transport request, choose Own Request and double-click on the desired request.

       6.      Choose Continue.

       7.      Transport the transport request into the using the transport system functions. Choose Utilities  Requests (Organizer).


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