Omitting the Leading Sign

Program symbols with numeric values can have a leading sign. This sign usually appears to the right of the numeric value, either as a space for positive numbers, or as a minus sign for negative numbers . You can use t he S option to ensure that the value is formatted without the sign .



The ITCDP-TDULPOS field contains the value -100.00. The ABAP Dictionary definition for this field includes a leading sign.

&ITCDP-TDULPOS& -> 100.00-
&ITCDP-TDULPOS(S)& -> 100.00