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Short Reference

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


IMPORT parameter_list FROM medium


Import data objects specified in parameter_list from a data cluster stored in the memory area medium using the EXPORT statement.If required, the data is automatically converted to the current byte sequence (Endian) and character representation. Use additions conversion_options to make adaptations to the current platform.

System Fields

sy-subrc Meaning
0 The specified data cluster was found and the content of the parameters in the data cluster was passed to the respective data objects. Unavailable parameters are ignored.
4 The specified data cluster was not found.


See also Classes for Data Clusters.


IMPORT - parameter_list

IMPORT - medium

IMPORT - conversion_options

IMPORT - Text language rule

IMPORT - Internal Additions

Exceptions at IMPORT