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Event Blocks for Lists

List events appear during the creation of a list, and following certain user actions on a displayed list. They used to process lists in the ABAP program. We differentiate between events during list creation, and interactive list events for processing user actions in a displayed list.

The events during list creation,

, enable you to define page headers and footers independently of the actual page length, which is particularly helpful for the output of print lists on different paper formats.

The events following user actions on displayed lists,

, enable you to create details lists.

The following statement can be used to trigger a list-event in a program-controlled manner:

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


  • At the end of execution of each event block for lists, the statement NEW-LINE is executed implicitly as in every event block.

  • List events can be triggered in a program-controlled manner with the SET USER-COMMAND statement, instead of by user action on a displayed list.




AT list_event