16.20 - BTEQWIN Main Window - Basic Teradata Query

Basic Teradata Query Reference

Basic Teradata Query
October 2018
Programming Reference

When BTEQWIN is first started, it prompts you for the session charset to use, as shown in the following figure.

Only the four most-used character sets are supported. BTEQWIN does not support other charsets because the Unicode character sets can display the characters of most modern languages.

Select Session Charset Dialog

The BTEQWIN user interface consists of a standard application window.

BTEQWIN Main Window

The following functions can be performed from the BTEQWIN Main Window:

You can … For …
Enter commands Session control, result formatting, and output data handling.
Submit Teradata SQL statements and requests to the associated Teradata Database Processing.

Statements can be specified interactively, a statement at a time, or in batch mode using macros.

All input and output is displayed in the window. The command line, identified by a blinking cursor, is always the line that follows the last command prompt.