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Background documentation Type-Specific Getter Methods  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

The interface JCoStructure contains type-specific getter methods such as getString() for the data type string. Applications normally use the appropriate getter method, You can of course use another getter method: SAP JCo then tries to convert the field content to a relevant data type. If this conversion is unsuccessful (for example, if a string field contains the value “abcd”, and you call getDate() ), an exception is thrown.

The table below lists all the type-specific getter methods. The method getValue() can be used to call the content of a field generically. This method returns a Java object.

 

 Type-Specific Getter Methods

JCo Type Code

JCo Access Method

 

JCoMetadata.TYPE_INT1

int getInt()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_INT2

int getInt()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_INT

int getInt()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_CHAR

String getString()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_NUM

String getString()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_BCD

BigDecimal getBigDecimal()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_DATE

Date getDate()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_TIME

Date getTime()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_FLOAT

double getDouble()

JCoMetadatav_BYTE

byte[ ] getByteArray()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_STRING

String getString()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_XSTRING

byte[ ] getByteArray()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_DECF16

BigDecimal getBigDecimal()

JCoMetadata.TYPE_DECF34

BigDecimal getBigDecimal()

 

 

 

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