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Former Member
Mar 31, 2004 at 01:28 PM

How to exchange data between ABAP and external program


Hi all,

I want to call an external program out of an ABAP program. I want to pass an internal table or a string (ABAP type STRING) to the external program and I want to get back an internal table or a string that the external program has modified or converted.

I don't know at the moment what kind of external program it is, not to mention in which programming language it is written. I hope this doesn't matter.

What solutions are there? It should be a very flexible solution (i.e. platform independant)?