17.10 - FORMAT Phrase and NUMERIC Formats - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - 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)

The formatting characters in a FORMAT phrase determine whether the output of numeric data is considered to be monetary or non-monetary. Numeric information is considered to be monetary if the FORMAT phrase contains a currency symbol.

Formatting characters are case insensitive.

The result of a formatted numeric string is right-justified.