We used to use the
INSERT commands to add rows to internal tables. Now that ABAP has grown, we can use
CORRESPONDING, etc. But what if the internal table already has rows and we don’t want to lose them?
We used to use the
Did you know that your ABAP programme can copy content to your operating system’s clipboard?
Man, this is one of those endless discussions that will never get anywhere. Ditto trying to decide if you deserve to go on living if you put pineapple on your pizza or Philadelphia cheese on your sushi.
If you want to call the SM30 from a program you can use
CALL TRANSACTION but there is a simpler way.
The fewer IFs and CASEs the better, right? Every branch of an IF or a CASE is an exception. And we like rules better than exceptions. Here’s one more technique to achieve that.
SAP messages are all managed centrally through the
SE91 transaction, but can appear to a program in a variety of formats.
I was always told that, when selecting a single record, I should use
UP TO 1 ROWS whenever the key was not fully provided. My elementary school teacher told me that I should always aks why: why? Nobody ever told me why.
Let’s say you want to show an url in a SAPScript layout. You place the url in a SAPSCript text and assume everything will work fine. Because most times everything does work fine. It’s just that sometimes…
While writing code, you should always keep present how easy it will be to maintain. This is particularly important in data declarations. And so easy to do right.
When you’re going to modify existing records of a database table it is common to first
SELECT them to see how they are and only then
UPDATE them with what they will be.
When I get to a new project the system administrator generates a development key for each development system assigned to our SAP username. Usually it’s sent to me by e-mail. Usually I lose track of it.
The new way to get data from internal tables is also the new way to put data into internal tables.