Data Element in SAP ABAP

Creating  DATA ELEMENT in SAP ABAP for a Table:

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Step 1: Go to SE11 and select the “Data Type” radio button and enter the name of the Data Element starting with ‘Z’ or ‘Y’ and click on “Create”.

Step 2: Now a pop-up will be displayed with three options as shown below. Select the “Data Element” radio button and click on the “tick” button.

Step 3: Enter the short description. Under the “Data type” tab, provide the domain name which you have created before or you can create one from here by just providing the new domain name starting with ‘Z’ or ‘Y’ and double click on it. It will take you to the domain creating a screen.

Step 4: Under the “Further Characteristics” tab you can provide the search help to the data element or you can name give it an ID name so that it can be used in code by directly using that Parameter ID.

Step 5: Under the “Field Label” tab you can provide the default Heading of the data element or of the field in which it will be used.

Step 6: Now click on savebutton and click on activatebutton .

Step 7: Now after activating the data element Message will be displayed on the left bottom of the screen.


Successfully, you have created the data element, you can use it in any table of the SAP.