How to create dropdown list in selection screen?

Dropdown list is a user interface element which displays a list of values from which a user can select one value. Follow the below steps to create a dropdown list in SAP ABAP selection screen.

  • First build the list in the INITIALIZATION event.
  • Capture the value selected by the user from the list in the AT SELECTION-SCREEN event.
  • Use the selected value for further processing.
TYPE-POOLS: vrm.

DATA: gt_list     TYPE vrm_values.
DATA: gwa_list    TYPE vrm_value.
DATA: gt_values   TYPE TABLE OF dynpread,
      gwa_values  TYPE dynpread.

DATA: gv_selected_value(10) TYPE c.
*--------------------------------------------------------------*
*Selection-Screen
*--------------------------------------------------------------*
PARAMETERS: list TYPE c AS LISTBOX VISIBLE LENGTH 20.
*--------------------------------------------------------------*
*At Selection Screen
*--------------------------------------------------------------*
AT SELECTION-SCREEN ON list.
  CLEAR: gwa_values, gt_values.
  REFRESH gt_values.
  gwa_values-fieldname = 'LIST'.
  APPEND gwa_values TO gt_values.
  CALL FUNCTION 'DYNP_VALUES_READ'
    EXPORTING
      dyname             = sy-cprog
      dynumb             = sy-dynnr
      translate_to_upper = 'X'
    TABLES
      dynpfields         = gt_values.

  READ TABLE gt_values INDEX 1 INTO gwa_values.
  IF sy-subrc = 0 AND gwa_values-fieldvalue IS NOT INITIAL.
    READ TABLE gt_list INTO gwa_list
                      WITH KEY key = gwa_values-fieldvalue.
    IF sy-subrc = 0.
      gv_selected_value = gwa_list-text.
    ENDIF.
  ENDIF.
*--------------------------------------------------------------*
*Initialization
*--------------------------------------------------------------*
INITIALIZATION.
  gwa_list-key = '1'.
  gwa_list-text = 'Product'.
  APPEND gwa_list TO gt_list.
  gwa_list-key = '2'.
  gwa_list-text = 'Collection'.
  APPEND gwa_list TO gt_list.
  gwa_list-key = '3'.
  gwa_list-text = 'Color'.
  APPEND gwa_list TO gt_list.
  gwa_list-key = '4'.
  gwa_list-text = 'Count'.
  APPEND gwa_list TO gt_list.

  CALL FUNCTION 'VRM_SET_VALUES'
    EXPORTING
      id              = 'LIST'
      values          = gt_list
    EXCEPTIONS
      id_illegal_name = 1
      OTHERS          = 2.
*--------------------------------------------------------------*
*Start of Selection
*--------------------------------------------------------------*
START-OF-SELECTION.
  WRITE:/ gv_selected_value.

Selection Screen Output

list-box


1 Comment

  1. how we put the list box in module pool program based on user give the input .
    for example user give material code as ch* and press enter it display only ch*materials
    how we do this requirement through module pool program

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