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Besides the named data objects which can be addressed by their names in the ABAP program (this includes the text symbols) and the anonymous data objects created by the CREATE DATA statement, there are literals which are defined in the source code of a program by specifying a string representing a value. Possible literals are:

The literaloperator & can be used to associated multiple literals of the same type with each other.

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54

Programming Guideline

Using Literals


Numeric Literals

Character Literals

Literal Operator