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INSERT - result

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Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


... { ASSIGNING <fs> [CASTING] } 
  | { REFERENCE INTO dref }.


These additions can only be used when inserting single rows. If inserted successfully, the addition ASSIGNING is used to assign the inserted row to a field symbol <fs> or the addition REFERENCE INTO is used to set a reference to the inserted row in a reference variable.

The syntax and meaning are the same as when specifying the output behavior in the statement READ TABLE and the same restrictions apply regarding the modification of key fields for primary and secondary table keys. In particular, inline declarations using the declaration operators DATA and FIELD-SYMBOL are possible.


See the addition INITIAL LINE.


After the DO loop, the internal table ref_tab contains references to each row of the internal table itab.

  itab    TYPE SORTED TABLE OF string WITH UNIQUE KEY table_line, 
  ref_tab TYPE STANDARD TABLE OF REF TO string. 

DO strlen( sy-abcde ) TIMES. 
  INSERT substring( val = sy-abcde off = sy-index - 1 len = 1 ) 
         INTO TABLE itab 
         REFERENCE INTO DATA(dref). 
  APPEND dref TO ref_tab.