ABAP OO Class Methods

XO_OBJECT SAP Class - General Extensible Object Definition







XO_OBJECT 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_OBJECT 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.


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_OBJECT
IF_XO_CONST_BOOLE



Methods of XO_OBJECT





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
GET_MY_BO_TYPE - Returns Business Object Type of Object


XO_OBJECT Attributes

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


NameDescriptionInitial Value
CONTROLLER Controller for XO Framework
CUSTOMIZING XO Customizing
FALSE False
KEY_GENERATOR Generation of Key for a Business Object Type
MY_BO_TYPE Name of Business Object Type
TRUE True




Events of the Class XO_OBJECT

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...