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DATA dtype TYPE dbtab [READ-ONLY] 
                       lob_handle_type FOR lob_handle_columns
                      [lob_handle_type FOR lob_handle_columns
                       ...                                   ].


Derivation of an lob handle structure as a work area for working with streaming and locators in Open SQL. For dbtab, you must specify either a database table or view that is defined in the ABAP Dictionary.

Using the lob_handle_columns column specifications, lobs from dbtab are determined for which lob handle components are created in the structure and whose static type is determined using the lob_handle_type type specification.

The syntax and meaning of the additions are exactly the same as the definition of lob handle structures with the corresponding variant of the TYPES statement.