ABAP OO Class Methods

CL_ABAP_CHAR_UTILITIES SAP Class - Utilities for Processing Characters

CL_ABAP_CHAR_UTILITIES is a standard SAP object class available within R/3 SAP systems depending on your version and release level. Below is the standard documentation available for this class interface including details of any methods, attributes, events etc...

You can view this information and more if you enter the class name CL_ABAP_CHAR_UTILITIES into the relevant SAP transactions such as SE24, SE80 or even SE84. Also see the Resources section below to view other useful tips, screenshots, links and general information related to this SAP class and its methods. Or even add your own for future reference.

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...

CLASS_CONSTRUCTOR - Class Constructor
ENDIAN_TO_NUMBER_FORMAT - Number Format Determined for Byte Sequence
GET_SIMPLE_SPACES_FOR_CUR_CP - Returns a String with White-Space Characters
NUMBER_FORMAT_TO_ENDIAN - Number Format Determined for Byte Sequence

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

BACKSPACE - Backspace Character
BYTE_ORDER_MARK_BIG - Unicode - Big Endian
BYTE_ORDER_MARK_LITTLE - Unicode - Little Endian
BYTE_ORDER_MARK_UTF8 - UTF-8 Representation of FEFF
CHARSIZE - Character Length in Bytes
CR_LF - "Carriage Return and Line Feed" Character Pair
ENDIAN - Byte Sequence of Application Server
FORM_FEED - "Page Break Character"
HORIZONTAL_TAB - "Horizontal Tab Stop" Character
MAXCHAR - Maximum Possible Value
MINCHAR - Minimum Possible Value
SPACE_STR - String with Whitespace Characters
VERTICAL_TAB - "Vertical Tab Stop" Character

Events of the Class CL_ABAP_CHAR_UTILITIES
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...