17.05 - Character String Assignment and GRAPHIC Columns - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Manipulation Language

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.05
Release Date
January 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1146-175K
Language
English (United States)

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)