Field Mode: User Response Data - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine - 16.20

Teradata Vantageā„¢ Data Types and Literals

prodname
Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
vrm_release
16.20
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-1143-162K

In Field Mode, a report format used in BTEQ, all data is returned in character form. The alignment and spacing of columns is controlled by data formats and title information. Each row returned is essentially a character string ready for display.

In Field Mode, it is unnecessary to explicitly convert numeric data to character format.