user exit

ABAP Workbench (BC-DWB)

Point in an SAP program at which a customer's own program can be called.

In contrast to customer exits, user exits allow developers to access program components and data objects in the standard system. On upgrade, each user exit must be checked to ensure that it conforms to the standard system.

There are two types of user exit:

These are customer enhancements that are called from the program.
These are used and managed directly via Customizing.