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The Built-In Structure screen

In dynpro processing in dialog modules, the built-in data object screen of the data type SCREEN from ABAP Dictionary is available. It can be addressed explicitly there and implicitly in obsolete short forms.

can be used. A data object screen declared explicitly in the current context obscures the built-in structure.

Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


  • Instead of the built-in structure screen, use explicitly declared work areas of the type SCREEN in the long forms of the statements above.

  • LOOP AT SCREEN INTO screen or MODIFY SCREEN FROM screen should not be used to access the obsolete built-in structure, even in the long forms.