16.20 - Usage Notes - 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)

TRUNC functions as follows:

  • It truncates places_value places to the right of the decimal point if places_value is positive.
  • It truncates (makes 0) places_value places to the left of the decimal point if places_value is negative.
  • It truncates to 0 places if places_value is zero or is omitted.
  • If numeric_value or places_value is NULL, the function returns NULL.