16.20 - Syntax Variable Definitions - Basic Teradata Query

Basic Teradata Query Reference

Basic Teradata Query
October 2018
Programming Reference

The following variables are used within syntax diagrams.

Syntax Variable Definitions 
Variable Definition
bteq_command BTEQ command
charstring Character set name
code Numeric code of character set
ddname Name of the z/OS JCL DD statement
errno Error number
filename Name of workstation-attached system file
Enclose all file name variables within single or double quotation marks. In the following example, 'myscript.txt' is the file name:

.RUN FILE 'myscript.txt'

Also, when text follows a file name, the file name must be enclosed in quotation marks. For example:

.RUN FILE "myscript.txt" SKIP 2

'init-string' Name of the initiation string used to start the import process.
modname Name of the file that is to receive the imported data.
operator Comparison operator
options z/OS QUEUE option
os_command Legal command in the current operating system
sql_request SQL statement
string Text string
text 16-character job identifier
withlist List of WITH clause identifiers
xxx Name of z/OS DD statement