Using Another FORMAT in the SELECT Statement

Teradata Vantageā„¢ Data Types and Literals

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Software
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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B035-1143-162K

To override an attached format, another FORMAT phrase is needed in the retrieval statement. Using the preceding table, one of the two following statements must be used to retrieve the numeric value:

SELECT Col1 (FORMAT '+9999') FROM Test1;

or

SELECT CAST (Col1 AS INTEGER) FROM Test1;

The result is as follows.

Col1
-----
   
-1231