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typing Addition

Short Reference

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


... generic_type | complete_type  ...


The addition typing is part of the definition of formal parameters and field symbols in the statements:

The addition allows a generic typing with generic_type and a complete typing with complete_type. In positions where the addition typing is not necessary, implicit typing with the generic type any takes place (if no typing is specified explicitly).


  • In classes, the formal parameters of methods or events and field symbols must be typed explicitly. The formal parameters of methods or events of global classes and the formal parameters of function modules are typed in Class Builder or Function Builder. For a typing of system wide visible public interface parameters to be carried out in Function Builder or Class Builder, only the types in ABAP Dictionary may be used.


typing Addition - generic_type

typing - Addition - complete_type