SAP ABAP Data Element ABSTP (Absence/attendance category)
SAP_HRRXX (Software Component) Sub component SAP_HRRXX of SAP_HR
   PA-PA (Application Component) Personnel Administration
     PBAS (Package) SAP HR Master Data Application Development
Basic Data
Data Element ABSTP
Short Description Absence/attendance category  
Data Type
Category of Dictionary Type D   Domain
Type of Object Referenced     No Information
Domain / Name of Reference Type ABSTP    
Data Type CHAR   Character String 
Length 1    
Decimal Places 0    
Output Length 1    
Value Table      
Further Characteristics
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Parameter ID   
Default Component name    
Change document    
No Input History    
Basic direction is set to LTR    
No BIDI Filtering    
Field Label
  Length  Field Label  
Short 10 A/A cat. 
Medium 15 Abs./att. cat. 
Long 20 Abs./att. category 
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The attendance or absence category is a one-character indicator that can be assigned to an attendance or absence type and used to:

  • generate cluster PC when attendances and absences are recorded
  • enter attendances and absences in a calendar

Only one indicator is used for each attendance or absence record.

Last changed by/on SAP  19950418 
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