SET PF-STATUS - List
SET PF-STATUS status [OF PROGRAM prog] [EXCLUDING fcode]
During list processing, this statement sets the GUI status specified in
for the display window of the current list, and all subsequent list levels until the next
SET PF-STATUS statement. The statement mainly has the same function as for
Unlike the screen layouts of screens, however, every list level is automatically linked to the GUI status that is set for it. If the system returns from displaying a higher list level to a lower list level, the latter is displayed again with the GUI status that was set for it.
status of the data object is initial, the standard list status is set and the additions
OF PROGRAM and
EXCLUDING have no effect. The
standard list status
contains predefined list-specific functions whose functions are handled by the runtime environment when
a screen list is displayed, and do not lead to the call of event blocks in the ABAP program. If event
blocks are also defined with
AT LINE-SELECTION or
AT PFnn, further function keys are automatically assigned function codes in the standard list status:
AT LINE-SELECTIONis used, the F2 key and the double-click function of the mouse is assigned the function code "PICK" and the function text Select. This function is then also automatically displayed in the application toolbar.
AT PFnnis used, all the Fnn functions of the keyboard that are not handled by the runtime environment are assigned the function codes "PFnn", where "nn" is a number between 01 and 24.
If the standard list status is set,
sy-pfkey is assigned the value "STLI".
When setting the GUI status for the list screen, we recommend that you set a GUI status for which a list status has been included as a template status in the Menu Painter. Including this type of template status copies the list-specific functions of the standard list status into a self-defined GUI status.
... OF PROGRAM prog
... EXCLUDING fcode
As with screens.
IMMEDIATELY only has an effect if it is used when creating a
details list, that is, within an event block following an interactive list event. The effect of this addition is that
SET PF-STATUS has an effect on the current displayed list
sy-listi) and all subsequent list levels, and not only starting from the current details list (
In the following program segment, it is only possible to select a single line from the basic list by double-clicking the mouse or using the function key F2. This function is then deactivated for the basic list and all subsequent list levels.
START-OF-SELECTION. SET PF-STATUS 'BASIC'. WRITE / `Pick me!`. AT LINE-SELECTION. SET PF-STATUS 'BASIC' EXCLUDING 'PICK' IMMEDIATELY. WRITE / `Don't pick me!`.