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Overwrite Export File using .Export in BTEQ

Overwrite Export File using .Export in BTEQ

Overwrite Export File using .Export in BTEQ

I've used teradata sql assistant a long time, but recently found a need to use BTEQ. All is going well but I can't figure out how to get the .export command to overwrite the output file. In the teradata documentation it says use the > symbol.. but it doesn't say where or give an example.  So this is what I'm running (pared down for the forum)

.EXPORT REPORT FILE=<C:\data\myfile.txt

Select * from MyTable;


Works just dandy, but the output from each run appends the previous output.  Thanks in advance for what is probably the easiest question ever asked on here.. I just can't find it.

RE: Overwrite Export File using .Export in BTEQ

I should make a correction here... the line I wrote
EXPORT REPORT FILE=<C:\data\myfile.txt
Does not read like that.. I think this has driven me so nuts I can't even type straight

EXPORT REPORT FILE=C:\data\myfile.txt  (removed the <) is how it in fact reads.  Sorry for any confusion.

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