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Read long text in CS03 transaction


I have a material , plant and BOM usage in CS03 transaction, for a particular line item I want long text in an abap program.

I know we can use READ_TEXT fm, and we can check in SE75 for the text ids.

My question is what value should be passed to READ_TEXT fm importing parameter NAME.



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    Oct 29, 2015 at 01:09 PM

    Try concatenate mandt+stlty+stlnr. Else set a brea-point at start of READ_TEXT and when reached in debug, navigate to previous code that build the keys.



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    Oct 29, 2015 at 11:25 AM

    In any transaction you can find out these details as :

    Go to that transaction & text edit screen.

    click on Menu > Goto > Header

    shows details as follows:.

    Text Name       xxxxxxxxx

    Language        EN

    Text ID         xxxx xxxxxxx xxxxx

    Text object     XXXXX   XXXXXXXXXXX

    Normally text id/name you need to build concatenating object id & item no etc.

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    • Former Member Balakrishna t Krishna


      Just concatenate material number and item number.

      I hope you are using complete 18 digit of materail number and 4 digit of item number.



  • Oct 29, 2015 at 11:42 AM

    Hello Bala,

    As suggested by Ashish, you have to go to edit mode of the transaction and try saving the text. In the Long text editor, you can follow as -> Goto -> Header and pick values from there.Screenshots are below -

    (Unfortunately I do not have change rights in CS02 for my system)

    SO10 - Create/Edit



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    • Hello Bala,

      In fact I viewed the screen-shot before you posted. I did not reply because the value in the Text Name field here is very unconventional, thereby making the retrieval of this longtext an unknown issue.

      Perhaps you are getting this value in the Short Title1. Try with this value.

      Good luck