16.20 - Example: Changing the Default Output Format - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

prodname
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
vrm_release
16.20
created_date
March 2019
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-1145-162K

To change the default output format of the CURRENT_DATE result, use Teradata explicit conversion syntax and specify the FORMAT phrase. For example, the following statement requests the current date and specifies a format that is different from the default:

   SELECT CURRENT_DATE (FORMAT 'MMMBDD,BYYYY');

The result is similar to:

           Date
   ------------
   May 31, 2007