Placeholder used to store and address data under a particular
name in a particular format.
You can distinguish variables by their name, type, length and
A placeholder for a specific field.
When you execute the report, the
system replaces the text variables depending on the context.
Examples: today's date, the page
number, the fiscal year
If you define a variable for a
characteristic in a report, the system displays the characteristic
and an entry field on the selection screen. You can enter a value
for the characteristic in the entry field.
Special Purpose Ledger (FI-SL)
A name that is given to data that can be changed when a program
that uses the variable is executed.