Scan ABAP Source Code

How to check whether a particular string is used in any of the ABAP program?

Use t-code CODE_SCANNER or program AFX_CODE_SCANNER to scan the ABAP source code.

Suppose you want to search all the programs where the user name is hardcoded, then go to transaction code CODE_SCANNER.

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Enter the packages that you want to scan for the ABAP programs and string that you want to search and press Execute. In this case I will search all the programs in all the Z packages where user name is hardcoded (i.e. IF sy-uname = ).

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Popup will display the number of packages that it would scan. Click on Yes.

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All the matching entries will be displayed as ALV list. The output contains the actual line, program name and line number.

Actually the first line in the above output is a comment. If you don’t want comments in the output, just select “Ignore comment lines” checkbox in the selection screen.

Also check the other options given in the selection screen of the program.


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