SAP Function Modules

CONVERSION_EXIT_CUNIT_OUTPUT SAP Function module - Conversion exit for commercial (3-char) measurement unit OUTPUT

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

Associated Function Group: SCVU
Released Date: 14.03.2000
Processing type: Normal fucntion module
Normal function module settings


CALL FUNCTION 'CONVERSION_EXIT_CUNIT_OUTPUT' "Conversion exit for commercial (3-char) measurement unit OUTPUT
    input =                     "               internal display of unit of measurement
*   language = SY-LANGU         " sy-langu      Language key (default: logon language)
    long_text =                 "               Long name of unit of measurement
    output =                    "               external display of unit of measurement
    short_text =                "               Short text of unit of measurement
    UNIT_NOT_FOUND = 1          "               Unit of measurement not found

ABAP code example for Function Module CONVERSION_EXIT_CUNIT_OUTPUT

The ABAP code below is a full code listing to execute function module CONVERSION_EXIT_CUNIT_OUTPUT 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_long_text  TYPE STRING ,
ld_output  TYPE STRING ,
ld_short_text  TYPE STRING .

DATA(ld_input) = 'some text here'.
DATA(ld_language) = 'Check type of data required'. . CALL FUNCTION 'CONVERSION_EXIT_CUNIT_OUTPUT' EXPORTING input = ld_input * language = ld_language IMPORTING long_text = ld_long_text output = ld_output short_text = ld_short_text EXCEPTIONS UNIT_NOT_FOUND = 1 . " CONVERSION_EXIT_CUNIT_OUTPUT
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_long_text  TYPE STRING ,
ld_input  TYPE STRING ,
ld_output  TYPE STRING ,
ld_language  TYPE SY-LANGU ,
ld_short_text  TYPE STRING .

ld_input = 'some text here'.
ld_language = 'Check type of data required'.


The function module determines the language-dependent business measurement unit (3-character external measurement unit) and its short ...See here for full SAP fm documentation

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