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Debugging is the process of analyzing the flow of a program to locate and reduce defects or bugs. Unlike other programming languages, debugging in SAP involves analyzing different objects. Thus, different techniques are used to debug different types of objects.
In SAP, the debugging process is applied with the help of ABAP Debugger, a SAP programming tool that is capable of analyzing an ABAP program or object, by line or section, and can even change object values at runtime.
There are two types of SAP ABAP Debuggers: Classical Debugger for releases up to 6.40 and New ABAP Debugger, which is provided for all 6.40 and later releases.
Debugging is activated for a SAP object in the following ways: