Customize Your Screen Layout Easily with GuiXT

  • by Maria Nikolova, SAP Senior Expert, National Electricity Company
  • November 15, 2007
The GuiXT user interface extension allows you to modify your screen layouts. Learn how to add buttons on the screen, delete unused fields and menu links, and alter text to accommodate your SCM business preferences.
Key Concept
GuiXT is a standard R/3 tool used to personalize SAP screens using scripts, without changing the underlying ABAP or business logic. GuiXT is compatible with R/3 releases from 3.0 to 4.7, SAP ERP Central Component (ECC), and SAP NetWeaver Portal. You can apply GuiXT scripts to all SAP transactions and implement company-wide or user-specific settings on your system. Traditional IMG customization (transaction SPRO) is not required; you configure GuiXT settings in the SAPGUI installation screen, which resides in your front end.
Many users are unaware of GuiXT, which is a convenient customization tool. You can install this standard component on your system to create easy-to-use screens and change the visualization of many screen elements.

Maria Nikolova

Maria Nikolova has worked as a senior SAP expert for the National Electricity Company (NEK) in Bulgaria since January 1999. Maria has a master’s degree in telecommunications as an engineer from the Technical University in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has experience with an MIS project implementation of SAP R/3 (headquarters and rollout), the authorization concept and user administration, SAP Customer Competence Center (SAP CCC) , SRM, and the SD, HR, CO, Asset Management (AM), MM, and PM modules. Prior to joining NEK, she worked as a manager of Equipment Engineering Ltd. for four years.

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