Depending on the type of fields, different types of data can be entered. In addition, the different field types have special properties and functions. This facilitates data entry and prevents incorrect entries.
Used to find the desired information easily and quickly. Already after entering the first character, the full-text search function starts looking for matching data. The more specific the search term is entered, the more specific the search result will be returned. To display all values, either double-click (with left mouse button) in the empty field or use the down arrow key.
Date and time field
For the correct entry of date and time.
For searching, entering and editing business partners and related addresses. These fields also have the full text search function.
Used to enter net, gross, or volume weight (chargeable weight).
Volume factor and volume field
Used to enter the volume factor and volume.
Flight data field
For formatted entry of flight number and flight date.
Provides a list of values (e.g. for order scope and Incoterms) which can be inserted in the corresponding field.
Allows entering monetary amounts including the corresponding currency code. If no special currency code is entered, the system will automatically use the home currency after the field is left.
For entering texts. The text length can vary depending on the purpose of the text field. The integrated context menu can also be used to insert entire text modules, or existing references.
Explanations of validation errors can be found here:
Error messages during validations - why and what to do?