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Structure Component Selector

A component comp of a structured data type or a structure struct is accessed using the name


In this case, the character - is the structure component selector. A structured data type or a structure struct must be specified as follows on the left of the structure component selector:

  • Name of a structure or a structured type (which can itself be composite).

The name comp of the component must be to the right of the structure component selector.

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


Declares a structure struc with the structured data type spfli from ABAP Dictionary and accesses its component carrid.

DATA struc TYPE spfli.


... struc-carrid ...