ABAP OO Class Methods

EDX_WEB_SERVICES SAP Class - EDX: Web Services

EDX_WEB_SERVICES 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_WEB_SERVICES 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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This OO class has a superclass assigned to it, which means it will inherit its objects and methods. The superclass for EDX_WEB_SERVICES is EDX


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...

CONFIRM_SHIPMENT_RECEIPT - Confirm Shipment Receipt
GET_DOCSET_DESC - Get DocSet Description
GET_LP_NAME - Get the Logical Port
GET_SHIPMENT_CONTENT - Get Shipment Content
GET_SHIPMENT_LIST - Get the Shipment List
SEND_SHIPMENT - Send Shipment
SET_SHIPMENT_STATE - Set Shipment State


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

NameDescriptionInitial Value
C_ARRIVEDATDESTINATION C Arrivedatdestination 'ArrivedAtDestination'
C_DOCUMENT_SET C Document Set 'DocumentSet'
C_NOTDELIVERABLE C Notdeliverable 'NotDeliverable'
C_NOTPROCESSABLE C Notprocessable 'NotProcessable'
C_READYFORSENDING C Readyforsending 'ReadyForSending'
C_SUBMITTED C Submitted 'Submitted'

Events of the Class EDX_WEB_SERVICES

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...