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Send to Excel - 255 character limit removed?

Hi All,

A user has alerted me to the fact that some of the cells in our straight tables are being extracted to Excel containing over 255 characters. In the past the data was truncated to 255 characters.

I cannot find any information online detailing when this feature was changed...does anyone have any information that they can share?



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Specialist II
Specialist II

You can send long strings to Excel greater than 255 characters as long as you don't cast them as STRING() which has a hard limit. I think QV is using VARIANT type naturally which doesn't hit that limit.