Character-to-Character Conversion

Teradata Vantageā„¢ Data Types and Literals

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

Purpose

Shortens or expands output character strings.

CAST Syntax



character_expression

A character expression to be converted.

character_data_type

The data type to which the expression is to be converted.

data_attribute
One of the following data attributes:
  • CHARACTER SET
  • FORMAT
  • NAMED
  • TITLE