SAP Function Modules

ACTION_CODE_TO_REP_OBJ SAP Function module - To convert the action code to screen number

ACTION_CODE_TO_REP_OBJ 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 ACTION_CODE_TO_REP_OBJ into the relevant SAP transaction such as SE37 or SE80.

Associated Function Group: EXAMPLE_ENTRY_SCREEN
Released Date: Not Released
Processing type: Normal fucntion module
Normal function module settings


CALL FUNCTION 'ACTION_CODE_TO_REP_OBJ' "To convert the action code to screen number
    action_code =               " c             Action code as specified in the HTML page
    repository_id =             " char30        Repository id for the document
    ACTION_CODE_NOT_FOUND = 1   "               The ACTION code is not found

ABAP code example for Function Module ACTION_CODE_TO_REP_OBJ

The ABAP code below is a full code listing to execute function module ACTION_CODE_TO_REP_OBJ 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_repository_id  TYPE CHAR30 .

DATA(ld_action_code) = 'Check type of data required'. . CALL FUNCTION 'ACTION_CODE_TO_REP_OBJ' EXPORTING action_code = ld_action_code IMPORTING repository_id = ld_repository_id EXCEPTIONS ACTION_CODE_NOT_FOUND = 1 . " ACTION_CODE_TO_REP_OBJ
IF SY-SUBRC EQ 0. "All OK ELSEIF SY-SUBRC EQ 1. "Exception "Add code for exception here ENDIF.

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_repository_id  TYPE CHAR30 ,
ld_action_code  TYPE C .

ld_action_code = 'Check type of data required'.


This function module is used to select the screen number and the program to which the screen belongs to, for the given action code . ...See here for full SAP fm documentation

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