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What is the purpose of "report" statement in abap?

Former Member
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Hi abapers,

I have seen almost all of the abap programs starting with statement "report".

Example of which given below

report /glb/xgt_idoc_b

What is its purpose/significance of the statement?.

Is it mandatory to start every program in abap with this statement?.

Thanks in advance.

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Vijay
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hi

whenever u will create a program in se38 with type executable it will have report in its starting.

its a kewyord that signifies that it is an executable program.

regards

vijay

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Vijay
Active Contributor
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hi

whenever u will create a program in se38 with type executable it will have report in its starting.

its a kewyord that signifies that it is an executable program.

regards

vijay

reward points if helpfull