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Any way around "The row is too long to import" when importing data into CRM 4?

Posted on 2011-02-27
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I am trying to import "Notes" in CRM 4 and am getting "The row is too long to import" on some of my notes.

Does anyone know what the maximum size is and is there a way around this restriction?

Mike
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Are you using the DMM to import data?  If so, have you tried the suggestion for that error in this article:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/crm/archive/2008/09/02/data-migration-manager-tips-and-tricks.aspx

If you are importing the records programatically, can you add some logic that splits a row into 2 notes if it is too long?



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Hmmm. I am pre-processing the notes with perl to remove non printable chars, etc. Maybe i can try to split the rows there. Guess nobody had Any better suggestions. I tried the tips at that link already with no success.
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