Tag: source

Inactive/Active Program

Inactive/Active Program

When we create a new program, its state will be Inactive until we activate it.

Whenever we change an existent program, we can still work with it without changing its LOAD compilation (active version interpreted at runtime). For that, we should work in ABAP Editor (SE38), and when we have to run it, we press F8 without changing its status to Active. Saving is allowed.

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How to Comment Source Code

How to Comment Source Code

To comment ABAP source code, you can:

  • Type * (asterisk) in the first columm. This will comment the entire line;
  • (double quote). Text after double quote will be commented;
  • To comment a block of code, select lines and press ‘CTRL+,‘. To undo uncomment, press ‘CTRL+.‘.