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Using SAP GUI under Windows 7 Start-up Guide v

Using SAP GUI under Windows 7

Start-up Guide

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Why this work instruction?

Windows 7 rollout Windows 7 will be rolled out globally. The location of the SAP logon in the Start Menu has changed.

New SAP GUI 7.20 With the rollout of Windows 7, a new version of SAP GUI (version 7.20) will be introduced. There are some new features in the SAP logon:

Separation of KSA and Europe systems, and of production and non-production environments.

Favorites within SAP logon.

Shortcuts in SAP logon and on the desktop.

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and non-production environments.  Favorites within SAP logon.  Shortcuts in SAP logon and on the

Index

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Location of the SAP logon Where to find the SAP logon in the Windows 7 Start Menu

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Separation of systems in SAP logon Systems are divided into KSA and Europe systems and in Production and Non-Production environments

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Creating favorites in SAP logon

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Creating shortcuts in SAP logon and on the desktop

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New color-scheme implemented for SAP

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Active field markers

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shortcuts in SAP logon and on the desktop 5. New color-scheme implemented for SAP 6. Active

1. Location of the SAP logon

Location of SAP logon under Windows 7 Start Menu

Start All Programs Applications SAP SAP Front End SAP logon

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under Windows 7 Start Menu Start – All Programs – Applications – SAP – SAP Front
under Windows 7 Start Menu Start – All Programs – Applications – SAP – SAP Front

2. Separation of systems in SAP logon

SAP logon separation of KSA and Europe systems, and of production and non- production environments

In the new SAP Logon the SAP systems are divided into Europe and KSA systems (marked in red). The separation of production- and non-production environments is marked in green.

and KSA systems (marked in red). The separation of production- and non-production environments is marked in

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and KSA systems (marked in red). The separation of production- and non-production environments is marked in

3. Creating favorites in SAP logon

You can create your own favorites by dragging the system links into the Favorites folder:

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favorites in SAP logon • You can create your own favorites by dragging the system links
favorites in SAP logon • You can create your own favorites by dragging the system links

3. Creating favorites in SAP logon

The result in the Favorites folder:

3. Creating favorites in SAP logon The result in the Favorites folder: 7 7

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3. Creating favorites in SAP logon The result in the Favorites folder: 7 7

4. Creating shortcuts to SAP systems on the desktop

Next to favorites you can also create shortcuts:

In a shortcut you can add your user (login)name and a transaction name to open your favorite transactions directly. When already logged into the SAP system, opening a new SAP window / transaction via a shortcut will not prompt you to logon again.

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logged into the SAP system, opening a new SAP window / transaction via a shortcut will
logged into the SAP system, opening a new SAP window / transaction via a shortcut will

4. Creating shortcuts to SAP systems on the desktop

Right-click on Shortcuts, select “Create New SAP Shortcut”

Right- click on Shortcuts, select “Create New SAP Shortcut” 9 9 It is strongly advised not

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It is strongly advised not to save your password.

Right- click on Shortcuts, select “Create New SAP Shortcut” 9 9 It is strongly advised not

4. Creating shortcuts to SAP systems on the desktop

Create a new SAP shortcut

4. Creating shortcuts to SAP systems on the desktop Create a new SAP shortcut 10 10

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4. Creating shortcuts to SAP systems on the desktop Create a new SAP shortcut 10 10

4. Creating shortcuts to SAP systems on the desktop

Click finish

4. Creating shortcuts to SAP systems on the desktop Click finish 11 11

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4. Creating shortcuts to SAP systems on the desktop Click finish 11 11

4. Creating shortcuts to SAP systems on the desktop

Double-click on shortcut: (password)

systems on the desktop Double-click on shortcut: (password) You can drag a shortcut onto your Windows

You can drag a shortcut onto your Windows desktop; it will appear as an icon.

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Double-click on shortcut: (password) You can drag a shortcut onto your Windows desktop; it will appear

5. New color-scheme implemented for SAP

There is a new color-scheme introduced in the new SAP GUI.

5. New color-scheme implemented for SAP There is a new color-scheme introduced in the new SAP

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5. New color-scheme implemented for SAP There is a new color-scheme introduced in the new SAP

6. Active field markers

Red brackets appear around active fields.

6. Active field markers Red brackets appear around active fields. 14 14

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6. Active field markers Red brackets appear around active fields. 14 14

Summary

Favorites versus Shortcuts in SAP logon.

Favorites:

- A self-compiled list of your personal favorites (most used SAP systems).

- The list contains copies of the defined SAP logon entries.

- When logging into a system you are already logged in to, a pop-up window will appear asking you to terminate this logon attempt or continue and end the already open session(s).

Shortcuts:

- A list of self-created shortcuts, you can enter user and transaction information into your shortcuts.

- When you are already logged into the system you do not need to enter your username and password again (Reuse Connections When Launching Shortcuts).

- Entering transaction and SAP username information in a shortcut allows instant access to the corresponding transaction.

- You can drag your shortcuts from SAP logon Shortcuts onto your desktop to create a desktop icon which provides instant logon to SAP.

- When dragging a SAP logon shortcut onto your desktop, the icon of your mouse pointer changes ( indicating drag and drop is not allowed. It works anyway.

your desktop, the icon of your mouse pointer changes ( indicating drag and drop is not

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your desktop, the icon of your mouse pointer changes ( indicating drag and drop is not