REPORT is a keyword used in SAP ABAP programming.This tutorial covers its introduction & syntax details.
1. … NO STANDARD PAGE HEADING
2. … LINE-SIZE col
3. … LINE-COUNT lin(n)
4. … MESSAGE-ID xx
5. … DEFINING DATABASE ldb
Introduces the report. You can choose any name you like up to 8 characters long.
Only standard SAP reports should begin with ‘R’.
… NO STANDARD PAGE HEADING
Suppresses output of the standard page header (see NEW-PAGE ).
… LINE-SIZE col
Creates a report with col columns per line. The maximum line length permitted is 255 characters.
the LINE-SIZE specification is missing, the line length corresponds to
the current screen width. The system field SY-LINSZ contains the
current line size for generating reports (see NEW-PAGE … LINE-SIZE ).
The specified LINE-SIZE must not appear in quotation marks.
the you want the report list (i.e. the output) to be printable, do not
define a LINE-SIZE with a value greater than 132 because most printers
cannot handle wider lists.
REPORT ZREPNAME LINE-SIZE 132.
… LINE-COUNT lin(n)
a report with lin lines per page, of which n lines are reserved for the
END-OF-PAGE processing. If you omit the ” (n) “, the default value 0
applies. The system field SY-LINCT contains the current number of lines
per page for generating reports.
If the LINE-COUNT specification is
missing, the number of lines per page is calculated dynamically from
the number of lines actually output on this page. Here, a page break no
longer occurs automatically, but must be specified explicitly with
NEW-PAGE , and the system field SY-LINCT is set to 0. (NEW-PAGE …
The LINE-COUNT must not be enclosed in quotation marks. Further information about using LINE-COUNT .
REPORT ZREPNAME LINE-COUNT 65.
The page has 65 lines.
REPORT ZREPNAME LINE-COUNT 65(8).
The page has 65 lines, of which the last 8 are only defined by END-OF-PAGE .
… MESSAGE-ID xx
Takes the messages output by MESSAGE under the specified 2-character ID xx from table T100 .
This ID must not be enclosed in quotation marks.
REPORT RSTEST00 MESSAGE-ID SY.
… DEFINING DATABASE …
the database programs must specify in the REPORT statement the
three-character name of the logical database to which they belong.
addition is generated automatically (in the REPORT statement) when you
create a logical database by selecting Utilities -> Development/test
-> Logical databases .
REPORT SAPDBKDF DEFINING DATABASE KDF.