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To create an additional structure, proceed as follows:

  1. Double-click on a data source and choose the function Extras.

  2. Choose Create.

    Another dialog box appears where you must first choose to define either an additional table, an additional field, an additional structure or code.

  3. Choose Additional Structure.Enter the name of the additional structure and then the name of a structure from the ABAP Dictionary.

    Additional structures are actually additional fields with a non-scalar type of data. This data type must always be a (flat) structure from the ABAP Dictionary.

    An additional structure must be assigned to a node of the data source in the same way as an additional field. But this data source node contains all the single fields from the additional structure. Additional structures therefore present an easy way of calculating several additional structures at once.