16.10 - Setting the Global Export Width - Teradata Database

Teradata Database International Character Set Support

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
16.10
created_date
June 2017
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Configuration
User Guide
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B035-1125-161K

You can use the DBS Control utility to set field 23, the Export Width Table ID field, to define the default export width definition the system uses when returning a result set to a client.

Export Width Table ID DBSControl Setting Description
Expected Defaults
(default setting) 0 Provides reasonable default widths for the character data type and client form of use.
Compatibility Default 1 Enables Unicode data to be processed by applications that written to process Latin or KANJI1 data.
Maximum Default 2 Provides maximum default width of the character data type and client form of use.

Also see the next topic, About Export Width Rules, and “Export Width Table ID” in Utilities.