Renaming objects in ABAP for Eclipse

Renaming objects in ABAP for Eclipse: If you want to rename ABAP classes, methods or variables you have two possibilities: Feel the pain or use Eclipse…

It’s pretty simple! Just right click on the object and choose “Rename”:

But that’s not all – every reference will be renamed! So this is a killer feature if you want to move objects in your namespace…

Unfortunately this doesn’t work for function modules and function groups, there you need to use function module RS_FUNCTION_RENAME and update the references manually.

If you haven’t downloaded ABAP on Eclipse yet:

To see the full Features of refactoring in Eclipse, take a look at (thanks to

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