# SAP Help Information on various methods of date manipulation

# Data manipulation - Example code and information on various data manipulation techniques

**Insert TAB into output text string**

Insert a TAB value into a text string
__TRANSLATE - Change characters within a string (i.e UPPERCASE) __

Using the TRANSLATE command to change values in a text string
**Round values UP to the nearest whole number**

Round up SAP value to nearest whole number
**Return fraction / whole value of a decimal number**

Get fraction or whole value of a decimal number using various techniques such as MOD, DIV, FRAC and SHIFT
**CONDENSE - Remove all spaces from a field**

Use CONDENSE command to Remove spaces from SAP field

**Move minus sign from end to start of field**

Move minus sign to start of field
**Round values DOWN to the nearest whole number**

Round down SAP value to nearest whole number
**SAP ABAP help**

Return to General ABAP menu