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ITAB Basics

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Instructions

Learn the basics about ABAP internal tables.

Your class has an internal table named initial_data. It has three columns: GROUP, NUMBER, and DESCRIPTION.

TYPES group TYPE c LENGTH 1.
TYPES: BEGIN OF initial_type,
         group       TYPE group,
         number      TYPE i,
         description TYPE string,
       END OF initial_type,
       initial_data TYPE STANDARD TABLE OF initial_type WITH EMPTY KEY.

Step 1

Your first task is to complete the method fill_itab and place 6 records into this table with the following values:

GROUP NUMBER DESCRIPTION
A 10 Group A-2
B 5 Group B
A 6 Group A-1
C 22 Group C-1
A 13 Group A-3
C 500 Group C-2

Step 2

Next implement the method add_to_itab to add a record to the end of the internal table with following value:

GROUP NUMBER DESCRIPTION
A 19 Group A-4

Step 3

Now please sort the internal table in the method sort_itab with the GROUP column in alphabetical order and the NUMBER column in descending order.

Step 4

In the method search_itab, search the sorted table and return the index of the record that has a NUMBER column value of 6.

Last updated 22 September 2022
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