ABAP Display web page



Using class method CL_ABAP_BROWSER => SHOW_URL to display a web site URL to the user. Below is the documentation, parameters and attributes of ABAP Method SHOW_URL within SAP class CL_ABAP_BROWSER including a number of ABAP code snippet examples to help you implement this method.

This method is available within SAP systems depending on your version and release level and you can view further information by entering the class name CL_ABAP_BROWSER into relevant SAP transactions such as SE24 or SE80, and then selecting the method you are interested in. Also check out the Contribute below to view or add related hints, tips, example screenshots and any other information.


Class: CL_ABAP_BROWSER

Method: SHOW_URL

Method Type: Static Method
This is a Static Method so you can call it directly


Importing Parameters:
Below is a list of importing parameters associated with this method, including its name, description and data type

     BUTTONS " Navigation Keys navigate_... TYPE NAVIGATE_HTML 
     CONTAINER " Abstract Container for GUI Controls TYPE REF TO CL_GUI_CONTAINER 
     CONTEXT_MENU " Display context menu in browser TYPE ABAP_BOOL 
     FORMAT " Landscape/portrait format TYPE STRING 
     MODAL " Display as Modal Dialog Box TYPE ABAP_BOOL 
     POSITION " Position TYPE STRING
     SIZE " Size (S,M.L,XL) TYPE STRING 
     TITLE " Window Title TYPE CL_ABAP_BROWSER=>TITLE 
     URL " URL TYPE CSEQUENCE 

Exceptions:
N/A

Example ABAP coding template

DATA:
ld_BUTTONS TYPE NAVIGATE_HTML, 
ld_CONTAINER TYPE REF TO CL_GUI_CONTAINER,
ld_CONTEXT_MENU TYPE ABAP_BOOL,
ld_FORMAT TYPE STRING,
ld_MODAL TYPE ABAP_BOOL, 
ld_POSITION TYPE STRING ,
ld_SIZE TYPE STRING ,
ld_TITLE TYPE CL_ABAP_BROWSER=>TITLE ,
ld_URL TYPE CSEQUENCE.

"Populate template fields
" ld_BUTTONS = "
" ld_CONTAINER = "
" ld_CONTEXT_MENU = "
" ld_FORMAT = "
" ld_MODAL = "
" ld_POSITION = "
" ld_SIZE = "
" ld_TITLE = "
" ld_URL = " 

"Call ABAP METHOD using template fields above
CALL METHOD CL_ABAP_BROWSER=>SHOW_URL(
    EXPORTING
      BUTTONS = ld_BUTTONS
      CONTAINER = ld_CONTAINER
      CONTEXT_MENU = ld_CONTEXT_MENU
      FORMAT = ld_FORMAT
      MODAL = ld_MODAL
      POSITION = ld_POSITION
      SIZE = ld_SIZE
      TITLE = ld_TITLE
      URL = ld_URL ).

Fully working example ABAP code snippet

*& TITLE: Display URL web address
*&-------------------------------*
*& Report  ZCALL_URL
*&-------------------------------*
*& Simple ABAP code to call and display any website URL with
*& your SAP GUI
*&-------------------------------*
REPORT  ZREP_CALLURL.

PARAMETERS: p_url type string DEFAULT '//www.se80.co.uk'.

********************
*START-OF-SELECTION.
START-OF-SELECTION.

*Call website URL and display contents within SAP dialog window
CALL METHOD CL_ABAP_BROWSER=>SHOW_URL
  EXPORTING
    URL          = p_url
    TITLE        = 'My Browser Window'
    SIZE         = CL_ABAP_BROWSER=>LARGE  "MEDIUM/LARGE/XLARGE
    MODAL        = ABAP_TRUE
    PRINTING     = ABAP_FALSE
    BUTTONS      = 'X'
    FORMAT       = CL_ABAP_BROWSER=>LANDSCAPE
    POSITION     = CL_ABAP_BROWSER=>TOPLEFT
*    CONTAINER    =
    CONTEXT_MENU = ABAP_FALSE.

Output of example ABAP program above

First load the code into a new ABAP report
CL_ABAP_BROWSER SHOW_URL

Then execute the program via SE38 or SE80 and enter an example URL
display url test

URL will then be output in a popup window
display url output

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