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2064031 - WDA: Help Center is not opening in Side Panel


  • When trying to open Help Center, it is not opening in Side Panel, despite of the fact that WDHELPCENTERDISPLAY = SIDE_PANEL parameter is configured either in WD_GLOBAL_SETTING or as an application parameter.


  • The problem also occurs in SAP standard test application WDR_TEST_SIDE_PANEL.


Expected behavior:

Help Center in Side Panel


Actual behavior:

Help Center in new window



  • Web Dynpro ABAP
  • Help Center
  • SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 SP 09-11
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.4 SP 05-07


SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


Web Dynpro, Webdynpro ABAP, WDA, WDA_GDPR, sidepanel, helpcenter, side_panel, new_window, clientinfos, client_width, client_height, display_method , KBA , BC-WD-ABA , Web Dynpro ABAP , Problem

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