ABAP Macros

If we want to reuse the same set of statements more than once in a program, we can include them in a macro. We can only use a macro within the program in which it is defined. Macro definition should occur before the macro is used in the program.

We can use the following syntax  to define a macro.

DEFINE <macro name>.
...
END-OF-DEFINITION.

Demo program using Macro.

*Macro definition
DEFINE print.
  write:/ 'Hello Macro'.
END-OF-DEFINITION.

WRITE:/ 'Before Using Macro'.
print.

Output

macros-1

We can pass up to 9 placeholders to Macros.

*Macro definition
DEFINE print.
  write:/ 'Hello', &1, &2.
END-OF-DEFINITION.

WRITE:/ 'Before Using Macro'.
print 'ABAP' 'Macros'.

Output

macros-2


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