In Elementary types there are again two types of data types( Categories ) Fixed Length and Variable Length .
- C Text Field
- N Numeric
- D Date
- T Time
- H Hexadecimal
- P Parked Number
- I Integer
- F Float
- STRING Character Sequence
- XSTRING Byte Sequence
Complex Types includes Structure Types and Table Types.
Reference Types includes Data References and Object References
What is a Date Element in SAP ABAP ?
Data element is an object which specified semantic information of a field, ex: field label , heading.(
We all know that table is a collection of fields, ex: STUDENT is a table with fields STUDENT_ID, STUDENT_NAME ext, data element specifies the field labels and headings for these fields )
What is a Domain in SAP ABAP ?
Domain is an object which specified technical information of a field in a table ex: Data type, length, value range etc
Why we use Data elements and Domains in SAP ?
When ever we are creating a new table or adding a field to existing table, we need to specify field labels and data types for the field, in SAP we maintain these values in the form of Data elements and Domains.