SAP Function Modules

ABAP_DOCU_SHOW SAP Function module - Display ABAP Keyword Documentation

ABAP_DOCU_SHOW is a standard SAP function module available within R/3 SAP systems depending on your version and release level. Below is the pattern details for this FM showing its interface including any import and export parameters, exceptions etc as well as any documentation contributions (Comments) specific to the object.

See here to view full function module documentation and code listing, simply by entering the name ABAP_DOCU_SHOW into the relevant SAP transaction such as SE37 or SE80.

Associated Function Group: ABAP_DOCU
Released Date: 06.03.2000
Processing type: Normal fucntion module
Normal function module settings


CALL FUNCTION 'ABAP_DOCU_SHOW' "Display ABAP Keyword Documentation
*   area = 'ABEN'               " c             Documentation Area
*   name = 'ABAP'               " c             Document Name
*   langu = SY-LANGU            " syst-langu    Language
*   anchor =                    " c             Internal Text Mark for Direct Control
*   searched =                  " standard table  Search Terms for Full Text Search
*   search_mode =               " c             I, F for Index, Full Ttext
*   search_word =               " csequence     Search argument
    docu_container =            " cl_gui_control  Reference to Control
    .  "  ABAP_DOCU_SHOW

ABAP code example for Function Module ABAP_DOCU_SHOW

The ABAP code below is a full code listing to execute function module ABAP_DOCU_SHOW including all data declarations. The code uses the latest in-line data DECLARATION SYNTAX but I have included an ABAP code snippet at the end to show how declarations would look using the original method of declaring data variables up front. This will allow you to compare and fully understand the new inline method. Please note some of the newer syntax such as the @DATA is not available until a later 4.70 service pack (SP8).

ld_docu_container  TYPE CL_GUI_CONTROL .

DATA(ld_area) = 'Check type of data required'.
DATA(ld_name) = 'Check type of data required'.

DATA(ld_langu) = Check type of data required
DATA(ld_anchor) = 'Check type of data required'.
DATA(ld_searched) = 'Check type of data required'.
DATA(ld_search_mode) = 'Check type of data required'.
DATA(ld_search_word) = 'Check type of data required'. . CALL FUNCTION 'ABAP_DOCU_SHOW' * EXPORTING * area = ld_area * name = ld_name * langu = ld_langu * anchor = ld_anchor * searched = ld_searched * search_mode = ld_search_mode * search_word = ld_search_word IMPORTING docu_container = ld_docu_container . " ABAP_DOCU_SHOW

ABAP code to compare 7.40 inline data declaration with original syntax

The below ABAP code uses the older none in-line data declarations. This allows you to see the coding differences/benefits of the later inline syntax. It may also be useful if you are using an older version of SAP as some of the newer syntax above, such as the @DATA is not available until 4.70 EHP 8.

ld_docu_container  TYPE CL_GUI_CONTROL ,
ld_area  TYPE C ,
ld_name  TYPE C ,
ld_langu  TYPE SYST-LANGU ,
ld_anchor  TYPE C ,
ld_searched  TYPE STANDARD TABLE ,
ld_search_mode  TYPE C ,
ld_search_word  TYPE CSEQUENCE .

ld_area = 'Check type of data required'.
ld_name = 'Check type of data required'.

ld_langu = Check type of data required
ld_anchor = 'Check type of data required'.
ld_searched = 'Check type of data required'.
ld_search_mode = 'Check type of data required'.
ld_search_word = 'Check type of data required'.

SAP Documentation for FM ABAP_DOCU_SHOW

Display of keyword documentation in HTML control. The display depends on the user settings in the table ABDOCMODE (E: modeless dialog box, I: ...See here for full SAP fm documentation

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