Syntax Conventions Used in BTEQ Online Help | Basic Teradata Query - 17.00 - Syntax Conventions - Basic Teradata Query

Basic Teradata® Query Reference

prodname
Basic Teradata Query
vrm_release
17.00
created_date
June 2020
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-2414-220K

The online help represents command syntax using the following conventions:

Syntax Function
[ ] (Brackets) Brackets contain optional choices. Select one or none of the options.
{ } (Braces) Braces contain required choices. One option must be selected.
| (vertical bar) Vertical bars separate synonymous options.
UPPERCASE characters Uppercase is for reserved words and must be entered as shown.
lowercase characters Lowercase is for variables, which require a value to be entered.