17.10 - Example: Formatting Characters - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Data Types and Literals

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-1143-171K
Language
English (United States)

Assume your data is the character string ‘HELLO’.

IF the format is … THEN this is displayed …
FORMAT 'X(6)'
HELLO with trailing blank
FORMAT 'X'
H