Modification-free enhancement of source code.

Modification Available:

  • Implicit Enhancement Option: At common enhancement places, implicit Enhancement options are available.
    End of Executable Program, Include, Function group, Dialog module.
    Begin/End of Form routine / Function module / Method.
    End of a structure.
    End of Private/Protected/Public Section of a local class.
  • Explicit Enhancement Option: Predefined enhancement options can be defined in source code.They are additionally stored inside Enhancement Spots. There are two types of Explicit Enhancement options available. One which can be provided at a specific place – called Enhancement Point, and another which can be used to replace a set of statements – called Enhancement Section.
  • Function Group Enhancement: All application function modules can be enhanced by adding parameters to the standard function module interface.
  • Class Enhancement: The global Classes and Interfaces can be enhanced as follows:
    • Adding optional parameters to existing Methods
    • Adding new Methods to the global Class / Interface
    • Adding Pre-exit, Post-exit or Overwrite-exit to an existing Method

How to find if Transaction has the above modification technique available?
To find Implicit enhancement spot go to Edit->Enhancement Options->Show Implicit Enhancement Options in source code. To find explicit enhancement find for ENAHNCEMENT-POINT/ENHANCEMENT-SECTION in source code.


  • For transaction VL02N
  • Enter transaction in SE93.
  • See the screen number
  • Go to the program
  • Search for enhancement point
  • Right click on it and create explicit enhancement
  • Enter LIKP-VBELN = ‘80014974’.
  • This will set default value for VBELN

For further information on Enhancement Techniques, refer my blog.

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