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Creating Simple Lists with the WRITE Statement  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

This section describes how to create simple output lists on the screen. To do this, you use ABAP statements WRITE, ULINE and SKIP.

This section includes the following topics:

The WRITE Statement

Positioning WRITE Output on the Screen

Formatting Options

Displaying Symbols and Icons on the Screen

Lines and Blank Lines on the Output Screen

Displaying Field Contents as Checkboxes

Using WRITE via a Statement Structure

When you run executable programs (reports), the system automatically displays the list generated by the program when program processing is completed. When running a dialog program (module pool), you can send the list to the screen using the LEAVE TO LIST-PROCESSING statement.

ABAP allows you to generate more complex and effective output lists, both on the screen and on paper, than that covered here. The following sections are based on this introduction.