Saving Addresses and Setting Field Symbols

SYSTEM-CALL - Saving Addresses and Setting Field Symbols

Note

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This statement is intended exculsively for

!!!! internal use within SAP Basis development !!!!

Even within SAP Basis, it may only be used in programs within the ABAP and GUI development groups.

Its use is subject to various restrictions that may not be documented. This documentation is intended merely as a guideline to SAP developers in the ABAP and GUI development groups.

SAP may make incompatible changes at any time without notice.
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Variants:
1. SYSTEM-CALL POINTER <f> TO ptr.
2. SYSTEM-CALL POINTER <f> FROM ptr.

Effect

The data description of the field to which the field symbol<f> is pointed is saved in POINTER ptr.

The 'pointer' ptr must be created using DATA ptr POINTER.

Effect

The field symbol <f> is set to the field whose data description is saved in 'pointer' ptr.

You must create the pointer ptr using DATA ptr POINTER.