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Component documentation IDoc Interface


IDoc (Intermediate Document) is a standard SAP document format. IDocs enable the connection of different application systems using a message-based interface. The use of IDocs has three main aims:

IDocs can be regarded and defined on two levels: On a technical level and on an application level. The technical level enables the support of cross-application functions such as routing and technical error handling.


Technical view

This view is defined by three different types of structure that are generated by the IDoc interface:

Application view

This view is defined by the segments of an IDoc. Segments are structures that are used for the interpretation of the field SDATA in the data record. An IDoc type is defined by the corresponding:

Further Information

       IDoc Interface/ALE


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