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ABAP Syntax

The following sections describe the syntax of ABAP:

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


The syntax diagrams of the ABAP keyword documentation show the language elements in a syntactically correct sequence. In many statements other sequences are also possible but are not mentioned. For the documentation, the sequence chosen is the one that best suits the semantics of a statement and with which the different variants of a statement are most consistently described.


ABAP Statements

Naming Conventions and Namespaces

Chained Statements


Program Directives

Syntax Conventions in the ABAP Keyword Documentation