Function and Operator Help

Introduction

Functions and some Operators often need to be entered in a specific way and in a particular order. This order and grammar is called syntax.

We do explain the syntax of the most popular function and operator choices in depth in the other guides in this section, but there are many others to choose from. SAP, the company that produces InfoView, has a syntax guide with examples for almost all functions and operators, which is accessible from inside InfoView.

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Step-by-Step Guide

Prerequisite: Create a new variable or open an existing variable.

1. Select the function or operator that you want to learn more about.

2. The "Description" section at the bottom of the panel gives a short overview.

3. For more information, click on the "More on this function" link. This will open a new window in your browser and display the syntax guide for that specific function or operator.

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Help! I don't understand the syntax guide!

Sometimes the syntax guides are a little bit cryptic or hard to understand. It might be best to first check to see if we've written a guide on it.

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