DIVIDE (ABAP Keyword)

DIVIDE (ABAP Keyword) introduction & syntax details

DIVIDE

Basic
form
DIVIDE n1 BY n2.

 

Effect
Divides the contents of n1 by n2 and
places the result in n1 .

This is equivalent to: n1 = n1 /
n2.

Example

DATA: SUM TYPE P, NUMBER TYPE P.
DIVIDE SUM BY
NUMBER.

Note
The details regarding conversions and performance
given under COMPUTE apply equally to DIVIDE . Furthermore: Division by 0 is not
allowed, except where 0 / 0 results in 0.

Note
Runtime
errors

BCD_BADDATA : P field contains no correct BCD
format
BCD_FIELD_OVERFLOW : Result field is too small (type P
)
BCD_OVERFLOW : Overflow during arithmetic operation (type P
)
BCD_ZERODIVIDE : Division by 0 (type P )
COMPUTE_FLOAT_ZERODIVIDE :
Division by 0 (type F )
COMPUTE_INT_DIV_OVERFLOW : Whole number overflow with
division
COMPUTE_INT_ZERODIVIDE : Division by 0 (type I )

Related
COMPUTE , DIVIDE-CORRESPONDING