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SELECTION-SCREEN - FUNCTION KEY
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SELECTION-SCREEN FUNCTION KEY n [ldb_additions].
In the GUI status of the selection screen set by the system, the
application toolbar contains five inactive
pushbuttons, to which the
function codes "FC01" to "FC05" are assigned. This statement activates the pushbutton of the function code
"FC0n", where a value between 1 and 5 must be entered for
To enable use of the pushbuttons, the statement
TABLES can be used to declare an
interface work area of the structure SSCRFIELDS from ABAP Dictionary.
If a text is assigned to the component
functxt_0n of the interface area
sscrfields before the selection screen is called, this text is displayed on the relevant pushbutton. Otherwise, the pushbutton does not contain any text.
When the user chooses a pushbutton in the application toolbar, the runtime environment triggers the
and the associated function code is passed to the component
comm of the interface work area
ldb_additions can only be used in the selection include of a
To assign icons, a tooltip,
and appropriate text to the pushbuttons, a data object can be defined of the structured type SMP_DYNTXT
in ABAP Dictionary. The ID of the icon, a tooltip, and the associated text must be assigned to the components
of this data object. The content of the whole structure must then be assigned to the component
functxt_0nof the interface work area
Once the event block in
AT SELECTION-SCREENhas been processed, the system usually returns to displaying the selection screen. To exit selection screen processing and continue executing the program, either Execute or Cancel must be chosen. This means pushbuttons on selection screens are intended primarily for use for dynamic modifications to the selection screen rather than to control the program.
If the content of the component
ucommis set to a function code used in the GUI status during selection screen processing, then the selection screen processing is modified accordingly.
It is not recommended that the system field
sscrfields-ucommis evaluated, since this does not guarantee that
sy-ucommis always given the correct value in selection screen processing.
Selection Screens, Pushbuttons in the Application Toolbar - Example