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Enable extrinsic functions in SQL statements.


[SQL]    ExtrinsicFunctions=n

n is either 1 or 0. The default value is 0.


When ExtrinsicFunctions is enabled (n = 1), extrinsic functions can be used in SQL statements through ODBC, JDBC, and Dynamic Query.

For further details, refer to the SELECT command.

Changing This Parameter

To set the desired value for ExtrinsicFunctions from the Terminal, use the SetOption(“AllowExtrinsicFunctions”) method of the %SYSTEM.SQL.Util class. See the class reference for details.

You can also change ExtrinsicFunctions with the Config.SQL class (as described in the class reference) or by editing the CPF in a text editor (as described in the Editing the Active CPF section of the “Introduction to the Configuration Parameter File” chapter in this book).