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text symbol

Named data object of an ABAP program. It is entered as part of the text elements of the program and addressed in the program using the name text-idf, where idf is the three-character ID of the text symbol. This ID can be constructed from all alphanumeric characters including "_". A text symbol has the data type c and the length defined in the text elements by mlen. If the text symbol is not in the currently loaded text pool, text-idf is handled like an initial single-character text field. A text symbol can also be associated with the text field literals using the syntax 'Literal'(idf) and replaces these literals in the program, if the symbol is in the currently loaded text pool.

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