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ABAP Syntax

The following sections describe the syntax of ABAP:

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


The syntax diagrams of the ABAP keyword documentation show the language elements in an order that is correct syntax. In many statements, other orders are also possible but are not mentioned. For the documentation, the order chosen is the one that best suits the semantics of a statement and which describes the different variants of a statement are most consistently.


ABAP Statements

Naming Conventions and Namespaces

Chained Statements


Program Directives

Syntax Conventions in the ABAP Keyword Documentation