Example: Changing the Default Output Format

Teradata Vantageā„¢ SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

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Teradata Vantage
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Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
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16.20
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Programming Reference
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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