ABAP OO Class Methods

XO_KEY_GENERATOR SAP Class - Generic Key Generator







XO_KEY_GENERATOR 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 XO_KEY_GENERATOR 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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Interface class implementations

This OO class has an interface implementation which means it has access to all methods within the interface class. Here are the interface classes for XO_KEY_GENERATOR
IF_XO_CONST_BOOLE


IF_XO_KEY_GENERATOR



Methods of XO_KEY_GENERATOR





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
DETERMINE_FINAL_KEYS - Determines Final Key of Business Object
IF_XO_KEY_GENERATOR~GET_FINAL_KEYS - Get Final Keys
GET_INSTANCE - Returns an Instance of the Key Generator
IF_XO_KEY_GENERATOR~GET_NEW_TEMP_KEY - Get New Temp Key
XO_CONTROLLER~ON_CLEANUP - Processes CLEANUP Event


XO_KEY_GENERATOR Attributes

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


NameDescriptionInitial Value
FALSE False
FINAL_KEYS_DETERMINED Determines Final Key
REF_LIST List of Key Generators (Sorted)
TEMP_FINAL_KEYS Temporary and Final Keys (Sorted)
TRUE True




Events of the Class XO_KEY_GENERATOR

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...