How to build Smart Forms in SAP ABAP

Introduction

As we have already basics of the SAP Smart Forms, in this article we will learn to build Smart Forms in SAP ABAP to print a simple text.

Steps to build Smart Forms in SAP ABAP

Step 1: SMARTFORMS is the t-code for Smart Forms. Enter SMARTFORMS in the common field.

SMARTFORMS
SMARTFORMS Transaction

Step 2: Enter a form name and click on Create button.

Create button for Smart Forms
Create Smart Forms

Step 3:  Enter a short description of the Smart Forms.

Short Description for Smart Forms
Short Description for Smart Forms

Step 4: To create a text, expand the node “Pages and Windows”, then “New Page”. Right-click on “Main Window”, then click on Create -> Text.

Smart Forms Main Window
Smart Forms Main Window

Step 5: Give a name and description of this text. And enter the text which has to be printed.

Text in Smart Forms
Text in Smart Forms

Step 6: Save and activate the Smart Forms.

Step 7: To find the function module that got generated upon activation of the Smart Forms Click on Environment -> Function Module.

Find Function Module of Smart Forms
Find Function Module of Smart Forms

A pop-up with the name of the function module will appear.

Step 8: Copy the function module name and open t-code SE38 and enter the function module name.

Function Module for Smart Forms
Function Module for Smart Forms

Step 9: Execute the function module.

Execute Smart Forms Function Module
Execute Smart Forms Function Module

Step 10: Since there are no parameters to pass, click on Execute.

Print preview of Smart Forms
Print preview of Smart Forms

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