16.20 - Suppressing Trailing Pad Characters - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.20
Release Date
March 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1145-162K
Language
English (United States)

To suppress trailing pad characters from the character count for a data value, use the TRIM function on the argument to CHARACTER_LENGTH. For example:

   SELECT CHARACTER_LENGTH( TRIM( TRAILING FROM Name ) ) 
   FROM Employee;