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Hidden SAP Features you May Not Know About

Did you know that there are a number of hidden functions in SAP that enable you to select, cut, copy and paste text/data within screens, print a hardcopy of a screen and customize your font?

Within the SAP menu bar that appears at the top of every screen, the “Customize Local Layout” icon  (a.k.a. the “TV icon”) provides a number of tools that will make using FIS more efficient and user friendly.

  1. The Clipboard: The clipboard function enables you to select (CTRL + Y), copy (CTRL + C), cut (CTRL + X) and paste text/data (CTRL + V) from transaction screens and reports once you are in the relevant screens.
  2. Hard Copy: To print a copy of your SAP screen, select “Hard Copy” from the Customize Local Layout dropdown menu.Note: The Hard Copy function will print exactly what appears on the monitor. To print everything in a report or transaction (over multiple pages), use the “Print” function () located in the SAP menu bar.

  3. Customizing Display Font Size, Style and Type Steps:
    1. Select Customize Local Layout () Options to locate the font settings pop-up
    2. Select  from the left panel in the Options popup.
    3. Select 
    4. Click  in the  field
    5. Adjust your font in the “FONT” pop-up
      • Similar to Microsoft Word, the “FONT” pop-up provides various font types, styles, and sizes for you to choose from.

Note: Changing the screen font will NOT IMPACT the font size, style or type when printing using the Print” function ().

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Last Updated:  October 18, 2021