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text string you entered is too long please reduce the number of characters

Posted on 2006-11-15
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i have a marco that copies data to a cell,hence some cells contain 1900 charcters,how can i overcome the

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text string you entered is too long please reduce the number of characters

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all help will do
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Question by:rutgermons
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by:Dreamboat
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What version are you using?

I assume you're using Excel...
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yes
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MS Excel Allows Maximum 32,767 characters in a Cell. You can't have more than 32,767 characters in a cell.

regards...

Raju
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caddlady earned 500 total points
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What method are you using in the Macro to copy the data?

Only 1024 characters will display, but when you look at the cell in the Formula bar - all 32,767 will display.

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