ABAP WRITE statement for output to a list

Here we are going to learn about the WRITE statement in ABAP programming. It is used for displaying the the data or field symbols or text symbols in a screen in a correctly formatted manner.We can specify the position on a screen where the data should display using with WRITE. Also we can display as check-box, symbol or icon.

WRITE statement syntax will look like

  • WRITE field_variable.

The default length and positioning like left-right align of data fields will be as per the data format ( like character, integer, float etc). Some will be left aligned by default and others will be right aligned. See the alignment details here.

ABAP WRITE STATEMENT OUPUT FORMAT

Additions used with this statement are

  • AT
  • option
  • ofmt
  • AS CHECKBOX
  • AS SYMBOL
  • AS ICON
  • AS LINE

Sample program and output with WRITE keyword

ABAP write statement