How to limit field to one line?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Wed Nov 2 13:15:50 CST 2005

simplsol at wrote:
> Richard,
> I'm finding that the display of data becomes unreadable somewhere around 
> 40,000 characters (this may depend on the field width settings - I have 
> not experimented with that - that many characters could not be shown on 
> a a screen without scrolling anyway).

This seems to be OS-specific.  Like you, I found that there were 
troubles displaying more than 40,000 characters on OS X, but on XP I was 
able to put more than 50,000 characters before it had trouble displaying.

On neither OS X nor XP was I able to display 65,535 characters without 

I wonder what the determining factor is?

  Richard Gaskin
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