CHAPTER 2

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ABAP Dictionary/Data Dictionary/DDIC – 1

ABAP Dictionary, data dictionary, dictionary, and DDIC are synonymous terms. DDIC — a contraction of data dictionary — will be used throughout this book. The DDIC is a multifaceted facility that is a substantial feature of the ABAP Development Workbench environment.1

Any developmental activity invariably uses DDIC objects. This chapter and the next one list and identify DDIC objects that will be covered in subsequent chapters. This chapter also describes the major attributes of the DDIC, introduces the DDIC Data Types, and teaches the reader to create Domains, Data Elements, and Transparent Tables ...

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