Displaying the Answerset Window Shortcut Menu - Teradata SQL Assistant

Teradata® SQL Assistant for Windows User Guide

Teradata SQL Assistant
Release Number
October 2018
English (United States)
Last Update
Product Category
Teradata Tools and Utilities
  1. Do one of the following:
    • Right-click in any table inside the Answerset window.
    • Press Shift+F10.
    Option Description
    Toggle SQL / Answer Toggles between the data in the Answerset and the SQL used to get the answer.
    Copy Copies the selected text from the currently active window to the Clipboard.
    Copy as HTML Copies the selected text from the currently active window to the Clipboard in HTML format.
    Find Displays the Find String in Answerset dialog, allowing you to search for a particular string in the currently active window. See Finding a Text String in the Results Grid.
    Find Next Finds the next instance of search item.
    Add Totals

    Displays totals at the bottom for numeric columns. The totals remain after the Answerset has been sorted.

    Totals do not appear in future Answerset windows unless Add Totals is activated again.

    Charts Displays the Chart Definition dialog. For more information, see Working with Charts.
    Sort Displays the Sort Answerset dialog. For more information, see Sorting an Answerset.
    Wrap Text

    Selecting Wrap Text causes text that is too long to fit within the selected cells to be wrapped into multiple lines.

    Selecting this option when the selected cells are already wrapped returns the text in those cells to a single line.

    Merge Cells Merges selected cells in a column in the Answerset. See Merging Cells in the Answerset for more information.
    Decimal Places Specifes decimal places (0 to 4) in cells with numbers. Applies only to the column or columns selected. Applies to all rows even if all rows are not highlighted. For more information, see Formatting an Answerset.
    Format Cells Formats the color, font name, font style, and font size of a block of cells, individual cells, rows, columns, or the entire spreadsheet. It also allows you to add or remove decimal places and thousand separators. For more information, see Formatting an Answerset.
    Set Font

    Displays the Font dialog, allowing you to change the font in the cells in the Answerset window. This new font is also used in all future Answersets.

    The Font Name and Font Size attribute are saved for future use. Separate values are stored for each type of window.

    Alllow Grouping Displays a Group Bar above the spreadsheet.
    Freeze Column(s)

    Selecting this item “freezes” the left most columns, preventing them from being scrolled off the screen when you scroll a wide Answerset to the right. All columns up to the current column or cell are frozen.

    Select Freeze Column(s) a second time to unfreeze the columns.

    The default is off.

    Move Column(s)

    Places you into “Move Columns” mode, allowing you to rearrange the columns by clicking on a column header and dragging it to the desired position. To switch off Move Columns mode, select this item a second time.

    The default is off.

    While in this mode, columns can no longer be selected by clicking on their column headers.

    Hide Column(s) Hides a single or a multiple of columns. Select the columns you want hidden and click Hide Column(s).
    Show All Columns Redisplays any hidden columns.
    Gridlines Displays or hides gridlines in the Answerset window. You can toggle the gridlines On or Off.
    Column Headers Displays or hides column headers. You can toggle the column headers On or Off.
    Row Headers Displays or hides row headers. You can toggle the row headers On or Off.
    Do Not Close

    Prevent an Answerset window from automatically closing when a new query is executed.

    If On, the current Answerset window does not close when a new query is run, even if the automatic closing of Answerset windows option is in effect. For more information on this option, see Closing Answerset Windows Before Submitting a New Query.

    If Off, this Answerset window is closed when a new query is executed.