ABAP OO Class Methods

BC404_CL_AIRPLANE SAP Class - BC404: Aircraft

BC404_CL_AIRPLANE is a standard SAP object class available within R/3 SAP systems depending on your version and release level. You can view/maintain the class details by entering its name into the relevant SAP transactions such as SE24, SE80 or even SE84.

Below is the documentation available for class BC404_CL_AIRPLANE including details of:

  • Interface class implementations
  • Inheritance details
  • Methods defined within class ( including link to full details )
  • Attributes ( including initial values )
  • Class Events

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Methods of BC404_CL_AIRPLANE

A method is a coding block that performs a certain procedure (i.e. ABAP functionality) on an object within the overall SAP class. In simple terms if the object is an SAP database table a method could be the procedure to add a record or to delete a record. If you are new to OO in many respects, the implementation of a method is similar to a function module and can be called in a very similar way using CALL METHOD.

Instead of "CALL FUNCTION", Methods are referenced using the following syntax: CALL METHOD CL_ABAP_CHAR_UTILITIES=>methodname EXPORTING/IMPORTING...

CONSTRUCTOR - Constructor
DISPLAY_ATTRIBUTES - Display Attributes of Aircraft
DISPLAY_N_O_AIRPLANES - Display Number of Instantiated Aircraft

BC404_CL_AIRPLANE Attributes

List of attributes within class BC404_CL_AIRPLANE. These can be referenced using the following syntax BC404_CL_AIRPLANE=>. Although depending on where you are inserting the ABAP code you do need to check if the attribute is public or private.

NameDescriptionInitial Value
NAME Aircraft Name
N_O_AIRPLANES Number of Aircraft Created
PLANETYPE Plane type
POS_1 Position in List 33

Events of the Class BC404_CL_AIRPLANE

Events are created within your class using special event handler methods. These must be registered at runtime for the event and can then be triggered using the ABAP syntax: RAISE EVENT EXPOTING...