ABAP OO Class Methods

EDX_UTIL SAP Class - EDX: Various Methods

EDX_UTIL 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 EDX_UTIL including details of:

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

Also check out the Resources section below to view useful tips, screenshots, links and general information related to this SAP class and its methods, or even add your own for future reference.

Methods of EDX_UTIL

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...

GET_PDF_FROM_ARCHIVE - Read PDF from the Archive
GET_PROBLEM_LIST_FROM_ARCHIVE - Read Problem List from Archive
GET_RECENT_IDOC_STATUS_TEXT - Read Text for Current IDoc Status
GET_VERIFYLOG_FROM_ARCHIVE - Read VerifyLog from the Archive
IMPORT_FROM_DB - Read Contents of an Object in the Park Table
SAVE_AS_FILE - Save Data Stream as File
SAVE_DUMP_AS_FILE - Store X Stream as a File on the Client PC
SHOW_FILE - Display Data Stream as File on the Client PC
SHOW_PDF - Display Data Stream as PDF

EDX_UTIL Attributes

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

Events of the Class EDX_UTIL

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...