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data object

Instance of a data type. Exists in the internal session of an ABAP program or as a shared object in the shared memory. Is created either as a named, statically declared data object (statement DATA and similar) when a program or procedure is loaded, or dynamically as an anonymous data object at runtime (statement CREATE DATA or instance operator NEW). In addition, the literals defined as part of the source code are also data objects. The data type of a data object is always complete (not generic) and can be bound or standalone. See also static data object and dynamic data object.


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