ABAP OO Class Methods

TH_SALV_IDA_ITAB_DB SAP Class - Base class for data provider with services on ITAB

TH_SALV_IDA_ITAB_DB 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 TH_SALV_IDA_ITAB_DB 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.


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...

AGGREGATE - Aggregate
CONSTRUCTOR - Constructor
MAP_CONDITIONS_SQL - Map Conditions Sql
MAP_OPERATOR - Map Operator
READ_DATA - Read Data
READ_SIZE - Read Size
RESTRICT_TO_FIELDS - Restrict To Fields
SELECT - Select
SORT - Sort


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

NameDescriptionInitial Value

Events of the Class TH_SALV_IDA_ITAB_DB

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...