16.20 - tdr.Decimal8 - 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)

Purpose

Retrieves a column definition for the DECIMAL8_DT type to be used in conjunction with the tdr.SetOutputColDef function.

Syntax

tdr.Decimal8(totaldigit,  fracdigit)
totaldigit
Parameter type: integer

The total number of digits in the decimal value.

fracdigit
Parameter type: integer

The number of fractional digits in the decimal value.

Return Value

An R list representing the column definition for an instance of the DECIMAL8_DT data type with the given attributes.

Example: Retrieve a Column Definition For the DECIMAL8_DT Type

coldef <- list(col= tdr.Decimal8(18,9));
tdr.SetOutputColDef(stream, coldef);