Nowadays I rarely use CL_GUI_ALV_GRID because SALV is so much better. But when I am asked to make an editable ALV I still use it. Until very recently, I thought that, in order to use it, I needed a screen with a container. And because I’m using ABAP OO, I’d need a function group to host it and a function module to call it. Painful.
But no. It is possible to get a default container like this:
DATA(container) = NEW cl_gui_custom_container( parent = cl_gui_container=>default_screen container_name = 'CONTAINER'). DATA(grid) = NEW cl_gui_alv_grid( i_parent = container ).
I would like to thank Pedro, who taught me this in a comment on another post.
Greetings from Abapinho