Edit Menu - Basic Teradata Query

Basic Teradata Query Reference

Basic Teradata Query
Release Number
May 2017
English (United States)
Last Update
Product Category
Teradata Tools and Utilities

The Edit menu allows you to:

  • Cut, copy and paste text in BTEQWIN windows.
  • Edit or send your selected text again.
  • Select or deselect all text shown.
Option Description
Copy Allows you to copy the selected text into an internal buffer.

This option is not available if there is no text selected.

Paste Allows you to paste the contents of the internal buffer onto the window where the cursor is positioned.

This item is not available if the internal buffer is empty.

Clear All Allows you to clear the entire contents of the currently active window.
Edit Selection Displays the SQL Editor window.

(You can also press F2 or CTRL+E to display the SQL Editor window.)

  • If text was previously selected in the BTEQ window, the text is displayed in the SQL Editor window.
  • If text was not selected, the window is empty.

After editing, you can press Send Selection Again to submit the statements to BTEQ.

Send Selection Again Submits any highlighted text (such as an SQL statement or BTEQ command) to BTEQ.

If text is not selected, nothing is submitted.

(You can also press F3 or CTRL+A to submit the highlighted text.)

Select All Selects the entire contents of the currently active window.