SHOW SQL DIALECT

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Returns the current client SQL Dialect setting and the database SQL Dialect value. Available in gpre and isql.

SHOW SQL DIALECT;

Description: SHOW SQL DIALECT returns the current client SQL Dialect setting and the database SQL Dialect value, either 1, 2, or 3.

SQL Dialect Used for

1

InterBase 5 and earlier compatibility

2

Transitional dialect used to flag changes when migrating from dialect 1 to dialect 3.

3

Current InterBase; allows you to use delimited identifiers, exact numerics, and DATE, TIME, and TIMESTAMP data types.

Examples: The following embedded SQL statement returns the SQL Dialect:

EXEC SQL
SHOW SQL DIALECT;

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