How Do I Run SAP GUI Scripting?


Scott Campbell

If you are working with SAP GUI and looking for ways to automate your tasks, SAP GUI Scripting is the solution for you. SAP GUI Scripting allows you to write scripts that can interact with the SAP GUI user interface, enabling you to automate repetitive tasks and improve your efficiency. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of running SAP GUI Scripting.

Enabling SAP GUI Scripting

In order to run SAP GUI Scripting, you need to ensure that it is enabled in your SAP system. Follow the steps below:

  1. Launch the ‘SAP Logon’ application: Open the ‘SAP Logon’ application on your computer.
  2. Select your system: From the list of available systems, select the system for which you want to enable scripting.
  3. Click on ‘Options’ button: Click on the ‘Options’ button located at the top-left corner of the screen.
  4. Select ‘Scripting’ tab: In the options dialog box, select the ‘Scripting’ tab.
  5. Enable scripting: Check the checkbox labeled ‘Enable scripting’ if it is not already checked.
  6. Save settings: Click on the ‘OK’ button to save your settings and close the options dialog box.

You have now successfully enabled SAP GUI Scripting in your system!

Running a Sample Script

To get started with running a SAP GUI script, follow these steps:

  1. Create or obtain a script: You can either create a new script or obtain an existing script that you want to run.
  2. Open SAP GUI Scripting window: Open the SAP GUI Scripting window by clicking on the ‘Customize Local Layout’ button in SAP GUI and selecting ‘Script Recording and Playback’.
  3. Load the script: In the SAP GUI Scripting window, click on the ‘Open Script’ button and browse to the location of your script file.
  4. Run the script: Once you have loaded the script, click on the ‘Run’ button to execute it.

Your chosen script will now be executed, automating the specified tasks in your SAP GUI session.


SAP GUI Scripting is a powerful tool that allows you to automate tasks in your SAP system. By enabling scripting in your SAP system and running scripts through the SAP GUI Scripting window, you can save time and increase productivity.

Remember to always test your scripts thoroughly before running them on live data. Happy scripting!

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