To correctly display Katakana and double-byte data on z/OS, enter data using PDF/EDIT, and view the output with PDF/BROWSE.
BTEQ has no special handling for the extra spaces required for the SO/SI characters (that is, Shift-Out/Shift-In).
Be aware that lowercase English letters are not allowed when using the KATAKANAEBCDIC or KANJIEBCDIC5026_0I character sets.
If your BTEQ job contains lowercase English characters, it can be executed using one of the character sets that supports lowercase Latin letters, such as the following:
For KATAKANAEBCDIC, BTEQ displays all output in uppercase Latin characters, except for the following:
- response data
- user comments
- NULL strings
- SEPARATOR strings