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typing Addition

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Other versions: 7.31 | 7.40 | 7.54


... generic_type | complete_type  ...


The addition typing is part of the definition of formal parameters and field symbols in the following statements:

The addition allows generic typing with generic_type and full typing with complete_type. In positions where the addition typing is not necessary, implicit typing with the generic type any takes place (if no typing is specified explicitly).


  • In classes, the formal parameters of methods or events and field symbols must be typed explicitly. The formal parameters of methods or events of global classes and the formal parameters of function modules are typed in Class Builder or Function Builder. For a typing of system wide visible public interface parameters to be carried out in Function Builder or Class Builder, only the types in ABAP Dictionary may be used.

  • When formal parameters are typed, the addition LIKE can be used to reference formal parameters (in the same procedure) that have already been declared.


Typing Addition - generic_type

typing - Addition - complete_type