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Basic Teradata® Query Reference

Basic Teradata Query
June 2020
Programming Reference

When BTEQWIN is first started, it prompts you for the session charset to use, as shown in the following figure.

Only the four most-used character sets are supported. BTEQWIN does not support other charsets because the Unicode character sets can display the characters of most modern languages.

Select Session Charset Dialog

The BTEQWIN user interface consists of a standard application window.

BTEQ main window

The following functions can be performed from the BTEQWIN Main Window:

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Enter commands Session control, result formatting, and output data handling.
Submit SQL statements and requests to the associated database Processing.

Statements can be specified interactively, a statement at a time, or in batch mode using macros.

All input and output is displayed in the window. The command line, identified by a blinking cursor, is always the line that follows the last command prompt.