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Defining a column in  access to increase the length of the column

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It appears that the column width in access is too short and some of the names are being truncated.  How can I define the columnn width to be large enough to fit the largest string.
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Try to change field's type from text to memo
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Gustav Brock earned 250 total points
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Go to table design and check the length of the field.
A normal text field can be expanded to hold 255 characters, enough for most names.

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