can i extend the default limit of 256 bytes on memo fields?


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i1shear

when initialising a table with data imported from an Excel spreadsheet, I get
warning messages of field truncation on my memo-type field. It seems to
happen at around 256 characters. Can I increase this limit to (say) 512?
 
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Ken Snell \(MVP\)

If you're using File | Get External Data ... | Import for the import of the
spreadsheet, that will truncate long text strings to 255 characters.
Instead, use a macro or VBA code to run the TransferSpreadsheet
action/method; it will not truncate long text strings.
 

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