SAP Function Modules

SAPGUI_PROGRESS_INDICATOR SAP Function module - Display progress indicator in current window

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

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


CALL FUNCTION 'SAPGUI_PROGRESS_INDICATOR' "Display progress indicator in current window
*   percentage = 0              "               Size of Bar ( 0 <= PERCENTAGE <= 100 )
*   text = SPACE                "               Text to be Displayed

ABAP code example for Function Module SAPGUI_PROGRESS_INDICATOR

The ABAP code below is a full code listing to execute function module SAPGUI_PROGRESS_INDICATOR 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).

DATA(ld_percentage) = 'some text here'.
DATA(ld_text) = 'some text here'. . CALL FUNCTION 'SAPGUI_PROGRESS_INDICATOR' * EXPORTING * percentage = ld_percentage * text = ld_text . " SAPGUI_PROGRESS_INDICATOR

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_percentage  TYPE STRING ,
ld_text  TYPE STRING .

ld_percentage = 'some text here'.
ld_text = 'some text here'.

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