HELP TYPE SQL Statement | Teradata Vantage - 17.05 - HELP TYPE - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
January 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)

Displays the attributes for a UDT and, optionally, all the attributes of a structured UDT or all the methods associated with the UDT.

The HELP TYPE … ATTRIBUTE is not valid for Teradata internal UDT types such as Geospatial types, nor is it valid for Period types.

Required Privileges

You must have at least one of the following privileges to perform HELP TYPE:
  • At least one privilege on the SYSUDTLIB database.
  • The UDTUSAGE privilege on the UDT or the ARRAY/VARRAY type.

Use the SHOW privilege to enable a user to perform HELP or SHOW requests only against the specified UDT or ARRAY/VARRAY type.