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Declaration Statements

This section describes the declaration statements (or declarative statements) for

the statements for defining

and the statement for declaring

The statements PARAMETERS and SELECT OPTIONS for declaring input fields in selection screens are also declarative statements, but are executed separately in the respective sections.

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


Alongside the explicit ways of declaring data objects described here, there are also statements and additions that declare data objects implicitly, such as SELECTION-SCREEN COMMENT. However, most of these statements are obsolete (for example SUMMING).


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