Liquid UI - WS Reference Library

2.3.4 Attaching Files


Purpose

Beginning with the 1.0.13.0 release, Liquid UI for iOS allows you to attach files within SAP transactions. Liquid UI can attach files in three different ways in a transaction. The options include following:

  1. Create Attachment
  2. Store business document
  3. Attachment list

The process is as follows.

  1. Launch Liquid UI for iOS and select a transaction that supports attachments. In our example, we will use the IW32 transaction as shown below.
     
  2. Enter order number in the Order field and click either Enter or RETURN button on the SAP screen.
     
  3. Change Maintenance Order screen will display as below:
     
  4. Locate the attachment icon on the upper right hand side of the screen. Click on the Attachment icon. A context menu popup with the list of available options for attaching files. Select the desired option for file attachment.
     


Create Attachment

Click Create Attachment to upload the files from the device. On click, a context menu appears with following upload options:

  • Select a document from iCloud
  • Take picture or video
  • Choose picture from album
 

Select a document from iCloud

Choose, Select a document from iCloud to upload the files from iCloud Drive.

 

Take a picture or video

Choose, Take a picture or video option to capture and upload images and video files into the transaction.

 

Choose picture from album

Choose picture from album to upload image from the device.

 

After selecting an image, a popup window appears to enter the filename for the image.

 

A default name appears on the popup window. You can also edit the filename and click OK to save the file.

Note: All the uploaded and created files will save in the service attachment list. You can later attach these files using Attachment list option.


Store business document

Click business document to add the document to the transaction. This option has two different methods to add a document.

  1. Select the document type from the list.
  2. Drag and drop files by clicking on the empty field.
 

1. Select the document type and press continue

Select the document type from the list and click continue button (check mark) at the bottom of the screen to store the document to the transaction.

 

Then click the Save button on the screen shown below:

 

Then a window pop-up with a message confirming the save of that particular order number.

 

2. Drag and drop files by clicking on the empty field

Drag and drop files by clicking on the empty field.

 

Click Continue to add the information from the HeaderData.

 

Click on any tab from the HeaderData to add the data to the transaction.

 

In the above screen, we have selected Operations tab and the data corresponding to that particular tab is displayed. Select any operation from the list and click Save. The new data will get appended to the transaction like below:

 

Click Save. The transaction will move back to the initial screen and popup a system message as following:


Attachment list

Click Attachment list to select the file from the list of attachments and press continue to add the file to the transaction.

 

The Service: Attachment list consists of the file which have been already uploaded to the transaction.

In case of an empty list, it will prompt a message like below when clicked on Attachment list.

 

To avoid such system messages, make sure to upload the file through Create attachment option, and then attach the file from Attachment list.