5 Easy Tips to Manipulate BEx Queries Using Variables

  • by July Hartono, Alpha Net Consulting
  • April 1, 2003
The author provides her favorite methods for getting good results with BEx queries, including specifying a variable offset and using a customer exit as a variable.


Variables are very useful for manipulating a BEx query to get a specific result. Not only do variables allow you to enter your selection criteria for a query, they also allow you to re-use that input for another query (via the report/report interface). What follows are five of my favorite tips for using variables in BEx queries. They apply to both BW 2.x and 3.x unless otherwise noted.

July Hartono

July Hartono has more than six years of experience as an SAP BW consultant. Currently with Alpha Net Consulting, LLC, she has helped several large clients implement BW. Data conversion and extraction, development of custom DataSources, and data modeling are among her best skills. July received mySAP.com Delta Certification for Business Information Warehouse in 2003.

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