16.20 - Truncation of Character String Arguments - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL External Routine Programming

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.20
Release Date
April 2020
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1147-162K
Language
English (United States)

The session transaction mode affects character string truncation.

IF the session transaction mode is … THEN an input character string that requires truncation is truncated …
Teradata without reporting an error. Truncation on Kanji1 character strings containing multibyte characters might result in truncation of one byte of the multibyte character.
ANSI of excess pad characters without reporting an error. Truncation of other characters results in a truncation exception.

The normal truncation rules apply to a result string. For more information, see “Character Truncation Rules” in Teradata Vantage™ - Data Types and Literals, B035-1143.