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ASSERT - Short Reference


Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


ASSERT [ [ID group [SUBKEY sub]] 
         [FIELDS val1 val2 ...]
         CONDITION ] log_exp.


Defines an assertion. If the logical expression log_exp is false, either the program terminates with a runtime error, or processing switches to the ABAP debugger, or a log entry is created.


  • ID group
    Assigns the assertion to a checkpoint group group that controls its activation and behavior.
  • SUBKEY sub
    Controls the summarization of the log using subkey sub.
  • FIELDS val1 val2 ...
    Writes the content of data objects val1 val2 ... to the log or the short dump.
    Must be specified before log_exp if one of the other additions is specified.