Edit a record key

Applies to User Roles:

System Administrator

We recommend that you do not change the data type for any unique keys in out–of–box tables.

To edit a record key:

  1. Click Tailoring > Database Dictionary.
  2. Type a file name and then use search to find the table.
  3. Select a record to edit.
  4. Click the Keys tab to edit.
  5. Click a key to view or change its general properties.
    • Change the key type as needed. Proceed with caution if you change the key type to a more restrictive value.
    • Click Add or Remove to change the content of the key.
    • For IR keys, you can also edit the associated IR properties.
  6. To add a key, click New. A new key position appears in the Keys tree structure.
  7. To remove a key, click Delete.
  8. If a key is eligible to change position, click Up or Down.

Related concepts

Fields and Keys tab

Related tasks

Add a field to a table
Edit a field in a table