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Selection variables (table TVARV)

When scheduling background jobs I was recommended to use selection variables for the fields reffering to different dates. However, some of the fields in reports I want to schedule does not have the DATE format (instead they have e.g. period and year) and I am restricted to selection variables in table TVARV. So my question:

Is there any way to have the values of the variant variables in table TVARV change automatically (e.g. have one field that holds the current month).

Many thanks in advance


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  • Posted on Jan 14, 2004 at 05:08 PM

    The easiest way to achieve this is to write a program which you either schedule as the first step of any job which should be using your selection variables or schedule on another basis (but regularly) which directly updates TVARV.

    I have worked on a couple of sites where this approach has been used, and it is a very simple matter to write the appropriate code and test it.

    Kind Regards

    Rosie Brent

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