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2736505 - Structure cannot be changed because it is frozen in a BAPI

Symptom

While changing a structure type, the error message below is raised when trying to activate it.

<BAPI or IDoc>-structure: invalid change: data type of field <name> changed
<BAPI or IDoc>-structure: invalid change: length of field <name> was changed
<BAPI or IDoc>-structure: invalid change: decimal places of field <name> changed
<BAPI or IDoc>-structure: invalid change: field <name> should be deleted
<BAPI or IDoc>-structure: invalid change: position field <name> changed
<BAPI or IDoc>-structure: field <name> data element changed

You already followed the instructions of SAP Note 1297242 - Frozen structures or tables, but the steps on SWO1 transaction do not work.


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Environment

SAP NetWeaver release independent

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

BAPI, length, DT 902, DT 903, DT 904, DT 913, DT 914, DT 915 , KBA , BC-DWB-DIC , ABAP Dictionary , Problem

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