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Alongside the named data objects that can be addressed by their names in ABAP programs (this includes the text symbols) and the anonymous data objects created by the statement CREATE DATA, there are also literals defined in the source code of programs by specifying a string that represents a value. Possible literals are:

The literal operator & can be used to associated multiple literals of the same type with each other.

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54

Programming Guideline

Using Literals


Numeric Literals

Character Literals

Literal Operator