Characters not displaying in a field?
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Jan 18 16:46:31 EST 2005
kee nethery wrote:
> I'm trying to put 140000 characters into a field, no spaces. The put
> into field statement has two variables that get concatenated
> put return & variableA & return & bunchOCharacters into field "thefield"
> VariableA shows up in the field but bunchOCharacters does not
> When I copy the contents of the field and paste into a text document,
> the bunchOCharacters data is in the text document
> What's up? Why does the text, bunchOCharacters, not display in the field?
This is a known limitation: the text engine can display up to 65,535
characters on a single line.
What is the end-user looking for in a display of 140000 characters?
Could there be another way to present that information which would both
fit in the 64k-per-line limit and give them an easier time finding what
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