ABL_MOVE_REQUIRED_LENGTH 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.
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Processing type: Normal fucntion module
CALL FUNCTION 'ABL_MOVE_REQUIRED_LENGTH' "Required length for MOVE to a type C target field EXPORTING srctype = " rsex2in-type ABAP/4 type of source field * srclen = " rsex2in-length Internal length of source field * srcdecs = 0 " rsex2in-decimals Number of decimal places (type P only) IMPORTING destlen = " rsex2in-length Safe length for a type C target field EXCEPTIONS ILLEGAL_TYPE = 1 " Invalid or inconvertible type ILLEGAL_LEN = 2 " Invalid length ILLEGAL_DECS = 3 " Invalid number of decimal places . " ABL_MOVE_REQUIRED_LENGTH
The ABAP code below is a full code listing to execute function module ABL_MOVE_REQUIRED_LENGTH 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_destlen||TYPE RSEX2IN-LENGTH .|
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_destlen||TYPE RSEX2IN-LENGTH ,|
|ld_srctype||TYPE RSEX2IN-TYPE ,|
|ld_srclen||TYPE RSEX2IN-LENGTH ,|
|ld_srcdecs||TYPE RSEX2IN-DECIMALS .|
If you want to use a MOVE statement to move data from a source field to a type C field, this function module calculates the required length of ...See here for full SAP fm documentation
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ABL_MOVE_REQUIRED_LENGTH - Required length for MOVE to a type C target field ABL_CHECK_REFERENCE - Check References for Accuracy ABL_CALL_STACK_EVENT - Retrieval Event of CALL STACK ABI_URN2EPC_CONVERT - Converter_URI_TO_EPC ABI_URN2DTL_CONVERT - Obsolte: ABI_URN2DTL_Convert ABI_UPDATE_DB - Update AIDLOG and AIDIDDATA