Characters not displaying in a field?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Jan 18 21:24:01 EST 2005

Mark Smith wrote:
> I believe Rev has a problem displaying more than a certain number of 
> characters on one line ie. with no returns...the characters are there, 
> but they don't display properly. I don't know what the limit is, but 
> clearly < 140000 :(
> I have an app that stores long series of numbers, delimited by commas, 
> in custom properties. I do this because I have to do a lot of 
> calculations using 'item n to n+n' of longSeriesOfNumbers... if I look 
> at the custom properties in the inspector, they are displayed wrongly or 
> not at all, but the numbers are all there, and my operations on them 
> work correctly, so it is just a display issue, I think.

It is.  Variables and custom properties are not affected.

The maximum number of chars that can be on any given line is 65,535, and 
the total field max is about 4Gb.

Of course in most cases that's more than you'll ever need to display to 
the user.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
  Ambassador at

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