Creating a Unicode metadata file

About this task

The IDoc importer is able to generate Unicode metadata (schema with Unicode Type Names). SAP currently does not support Unicode characters for metadata names, but it does support Unicode characters for metadata descriptions. To generate schemas that can contain Unicode Type Names, generate the IDoc metadata file and save it as a Unicode file:
Note: SAP currently does not support Unicode character for metadata names, but it does support Unicode characters for metadata descriptions. To generate schemas that can contain Unicode Type Names, generate the IDoc metadata file and save it as a Unicode file:

Procedure

  1. Log onto the SAP R3 system using the SAP Front end/SAP logon.
  2. Go to transaction /nwe63 and type in the name of the Basic Type (or enhancement/extension), select Control Record, Data Record and Status Record. Set the Segment release. Then click Parser (F9)
  3. Select System > List > Save > Local File
  4. Select Unconverted.
  5. Select Encoding as UTF8 (4110) and click Generate.

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