To Search for a BW Hierarchy #
- In the main window of the component navigate to subsection Hierarchy Extraction and click Search (magnifying glass symbol)(1). The window “Hierarchy Lookup” opens.
- In the field Hierarchy Name (2) enter a name of an extractor using wildcards (*), if needed.
- Click Search (magnifying glass symbol) (3) and select the extractor of your choice from the displayed list (4).
- Click [OK] (5) to confirm.
Click [Extraction Settings] to define hierarchy settings.
To Preview Selected Hierarchy #
Click [Load live preview] (6) to display a live preview of the data without executing an extraction.
The displayed hierarchy has a parent-child format, therefore the output columns are fixed. The output has always the following columns for every hierarchy:
|Unique node key||Key for parent node||Key for first child node||Key for next node in the same hierarchical level||Name of InfoObject behind the corresponding node||The node’s (technical) name||The descriptive text in the respective logon language (only when FetchText is set to true in the settings)|
The original hierarchy of PM_COUNTRY in SAP looks as follows: