Linking Employee Photos using SAP Archive Link
Linking employee photos (Assign Facsimiles in transaction PA30) using SAP
Archive link functionality (not through ESS).
### 1) You'll find the customizing settings in :-
A D V E R T I S E M E N T
IMG - Personnel management - personnel administration - customizing user
interfaces - change screen header.
Regarding the archiving part you better ask your basis admin to set that up
for document type HRICOLFOTO.
### 2) Photo in the PA IT0002 In version 4.0B it worked
1. Define physical archives using transaction OAC0 Arx. ZZ
2. Assign objects types & document types to archive & documents tables for
Obj PREL , doc.type HRIEMPFOTO,
Arx. ZZ using transaction OAC3
3. Define number range using transaction OANR
4. Using transaction OAC2 define doc.typ & tech doc types for exmpl.
HRIEMPFOTO - TIF
5. Create protocol for Archive link using transactions OAA3 for exmpl.
Comm.prot.,version. Generate it will define
application type from list and so on.
6. In the table 585O define relevant infotype for object and document type
for exmpl. for it0002
7. Using transaction OAAD create link for PERNR with relevant infotype &
files on the server, which described on the
In addition to any infotype fields you can also include passport photos of
your employees in the infotype header in Infotype Header Definition view
In the System Table view (T77S0), determine the document type with which you
want to enter the passport photos in the optical archive.
I have customized by seeing photos in PA20, PA30, ... but it doesn΄t run
correctly. When I execute the OAAD transaction the result is ok, but when I look
at PA30 I can΄t see the photo.
In PA30 if I look by "Extras-> display all facsimiles" the photo appears
correctly, so the photo is assigned to the employee number.
Then my problem is in the initial screen in PA20, PA30,... (when the photo
doesn΄t appears. I have read in other topics that you have changed the table
T588J, but I don΄t know what to change.
You have to use PERNR PIC somewhere in the lay-out you use !
I have changed it but the photo doesn΄t appears. There is something else
From an OSS message from SAP:
For using an employee picture in the PA20/PA30 please check that you have a
correct customization for the infotype header.
For further information please have a look at the corresponding point in the
customizing for 'Personnel Administration' - 'Define Dynpro header'.
You have to check the table T588J and T77S0 (define document type for
pictures). Additionally, remember that the photo should be in JPG format."
You may find helpful note 353949.
T588J could look like:
00 1 60 0001 PERNR PIC
The problem is solved. It was a authoritation requirement.