Character String Assignment and GRAPHIC Columns - Analytics Database - Teradata Vantage

SQL Data Manipulation Language

Deployment
VantageCloud
VantageCore
Edition
Enterprise
IntelliFlex
VMware
Product
Analytics Database
Teradata Vantage
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2024-04-05
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The following table describes the behavior of character strings assigned to GRAPHIC and non-GRAPHIC columns.

You cannot import non-GRAPHIC data into character columns typed as GRAPHIC, nor can you import GRAPHIC data into character columns that are not typed as GRAPHIC.

IF USING describes a character string for assignment to a column of this type … THEN it must describe the USING string as this type …
GRAPHIC
  • GRAPHIC(n)
  • VARGRAPHIC(n)
  • CHARACTER(n) CHARACTER SET GRAPHIC
  • VARCHAR(n) CHARACTER SET GRAPHIC
LATIN

UNICODE

KANJISJIS

KANJI1

  • CHARACTER(n)
  • VARCHAR(n)