16.20 - FORMAT quotestring - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples

prodname
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
vrm_release
16.20
created_date
March 2019
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-1144-162K

The format string that must be valid for the external type of the UDT, the external type being its fromsql transform routine as defined either by default or by user definition using the CREATE TRANSFORM statement. See CREATE TRANSFORM and REPLACE TRANSFORM.

If you do not specify a format, the system automatically applies the default display format of the external type.