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Loading hierarchy from one InfoObject to another (export data source)

Hi,

I want to move hierarchy from one infoobject (let say info1) to another (info2). I want to make it by generated 'export data sources'.

I'v made following steps :

1. Signed first infoobject (info1) as 'characteristics is export data source'.

2. Replicated 8*info1 data source

3. Assigned data source 8*info1 to infosource info2.

4. Try to activate transfer rule between source 8*info1 and infosource info2.

But the activation was not possible, becouse in the menu the command "Activate" is grey and cannot be selected.

Why ? Is it not possible to copy hierarchy by loading from generated export data source ?

Regards

Wojciech

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  • Posted on May 29, 2008 at 10:53 AM

    I'v already found out, that you don't need to activate it. Loadng is possible without activation.

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    Posted on May 29, 2008 at 10:55 AM

    Hello,

    Is is possible.

    Fisrt, consider if you want to fill the hierarchy of the destination only once in time, or from time to time.

    I guess if that is the case (the hierarchy of the InfoObject of origin doesn't change much) then download the hierarchy to a file with transaction se38 program Z_SAP_HIERARCHY_DOWNLOAD and then create an Infosource for the InfoObject of destination to fill the hierarchy from flat file.

    If You want to fill from another characteristic do the following:

    Do the exact same thing you did, but click on save, you dont't need the activate.

    It should work fine.

    assing points if helpfull.

    Diogo.

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