18. Working with Data Types and Data Display Formats : Data Types : Character Data Types : C Data Type
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C Data Type
The c data type consists of a string of up to n printable ASCII characters. It converts non‑printable characters to blanks; n represents the lesser of the maximum configured row size and 32,000. Blanks are ignored when comparing strings of the c data type. For example, it treats the following two examples identically:
newtable and oldtable