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Predefined ABAP Types

The following types are predefined in every ABAP program:

All predefined ABAP types from these tables are elementary and are included in the generic type simple. Apart from the types b and s, the predefined ABAP types can also be used to define separate data types and data objects and for typing.

Besides the predefined ABAP types, there is a global predefined data type cursor, which currently has the same meaning as the predefined ABAP type i. This is required for the declaration of a cursor variable for database cursor handling.


Predefined Numeric Types
Built-In Character-Like Types
Built-In Byte-Like Types
Built-In Date Types and Time Types