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TABLES table_wa.


This statement is not allowed in classes and declares a data object table_wa as a table work area whose data type is adopted from the identically named structured data type table_wa from the ABAP Dictionary. table_wa must be defined as a flat structure in the ABAP Dictionary. You can specify database tables or Views for table_wa.

Work table areas declared with TABLES are interface work areas and should only be declared in the global declaration section of a program for the following purpose: