Updating database tables


  1. Updating records in the database table from an internal table
  2. Updating a single entry
  3. Updating multiple entries



Updating records in the database table from an internal table

table: personel.
data: itab like personel.

* Read records from the database table where name is space, into an internal table
select * from personal into table itab
     where name = space.

* Update name in the internal table to Unknown
loop at itab.
  itab-name = 'Unknown' 
endloop.

* Modify records in the database table. Only records with the same key values as then
* internal table is modified
MODIFY personel from table itab.

Updating a single entry

In this example the entry with the key value Customerno = 1 is changed.

table customer.

customer-customerno = 1.
customer-customnavme = 'John'.

UPDATE customer.
if sy-subrc <> 0.
   ..... No entry with the customerno = 1, add error handling

endif.


Updating multiple entries

Examlpe updating the field zchecked to 'X'

UPDATE zcostcheck set zchecked = 'X'     
  WHERE zcostcheck-zaar     = zaar and     
                 zcostcheck-zmaaned  = zmaaned and 
                 zcostcheck-zbukrs   = zbukrs and  
                 zcostcheck-zsaknr   = zsaknr2 and 
                 zcostcheck-zgsber   = zgsber.     








 

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