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Term in ABAP Objects. A protected component of a class can be accessed only by the class itself or by its subclasses. Only the class itself and its subclasses can create objects in a protected instantiatible class. Here, friends of the class have the same rights as the class itself . The protected visibility section of a class is introduced by the statement PROTECTED SECTION in the declaration section.

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