The Online Text Repository (OTR) is a central storage location for texts, and services for editing and administering these texts. It first appeared with Business Server Pages in SAP 6.10.
Texts are cross-client workbench objects.
They can be maintained via SOTR_EDIT transaction, and from transactions of workbench object using OTR, which comprise:
- BSP application
- ABAP Object Class (exception texts)
- Enhancement Framework elements (Implementation, Spot, etc.)
- ICF service
- Web Dynpro elements (Application, Component, etc.)
They can be translated via SE63_OTR transaction.
They are stored in tables SOTR_HEAD and SOTR_TEXT.
Here are a few function modules to access them: