17.10 - Implicit Numeric-to-Character Conversion - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - Data Types and Literals

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
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Release Date
July 2021
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Programming Reference
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English (United States)

If a numeric argument in an SQL string function is implicitly converted to a CHAR or VARCHAR character type, and the format of the numeric argument includes any of the following formatting characters, the server character set of the character type is UNICODE:

  • G
  • F
  • O
  • A
  • D
  • L
  • U
  • I
  • C
  • N

For all other formats, the server character set is LATIN.

Numeric items cannot be converted to CLOB types or GRAPHIC characters.