Creating Change Documents for Custom tables (Step-by-step procedure)

By Mydhili Maddala, IBM India

Define Change Document Object 

1.           Go to SCDO transaction and click Create.  


2.              Enter a name for the change document object, which is to be created. It can be any name starting with "Y" or "Z".  




3.              Choose Continue. A new window for inputting the associated tables appears.

Enter a descriptive short text for the change document object. Make the required entries for each table whose changes are to be logged in the change document for this change document object.                     

4.              After inputting all relevant tables, choose Insert entries. The new entries are copied into the display.

5.   Click on Generate update prgram push button  

After clicking that push button, will get a pop-up button like  


Say Yes, we will get another pop-up window, asking for Function group and processing type  


5.              Then you will get a screen showing us , what all objects will get created when we cerate a change document object. Click Save , we will get another screen saying that, all the objects are created.


7. Include the generated program parts in your program code with an INCLUDE statement

8. Also call the object-specifically generated update program with a PERFORM statement using the name defined in the include program.

9. Any changes in the corresponding tables get logged in CDHDR and CDPOS tables.


                                         Table :  CDHDR table  


                                         Table :  CDPOS table

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