Creating and Executing a Macro from a Script

Basic Teradata Query Reference

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Teradata Tools and Utilities
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Basic Teradata Query
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16.20
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Programming Reference
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B035-2414-108K

The following example shows how to produce the same report by creating and executing the macro from the script file:

.LOGON e/fml,notebook
.EXPORT REPORT DDNAME=report
CREATE MACRO deptdisplay AS (
ECHO '.SET SEPARATOR';
ECHO '.SET RTITLE "Department Information" ';
ECHO '.SET FORMAT ON';
SELECT * FROM department;);
EXECUTE deptdisplay;
.SET FORMAT OFF
.EXPORT RESET
.LOGOFF