Characters not displaying in a field?

Ken Ray kray at
Tue Jan 18 18:03:39 EST 2005

On 1/18/05 4:49 PM, "Dar Scott" <dsc at> wrote:

> On Jan 18, 2005, at 2:46 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> This is a known limitation:  the text engine can display up to 65,535
>> characters on a single line.
> The field can hold up to about 64k of characters, IIRC, but can display
> a line correctly if the line is less than about 32K pixels before the
> soft line break.  This hits both limits.

Actually, a field can hold 4 GB, but each line has to be 64K or less.

Ken Ray
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