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2075888 - Field contains too many characters, comments length cannot contain more than 4000 characters - Performance Management


  • This KB article describes how to resolve the following character count error in PMv12:

Error - Required Fields are not filled or value is not valid.
Section: Review Context/Summary: field contains too many characters, comments length cannot be more than 4000 characters.

  • Users are unable to save comments in PMv12 forms. When in MS Word, the attached feedback counts to less than 4000 characters including spaces; however in SuccessFactors, when copying and pasting the feedback into the comments, the user gets the attached error message, indicating it is over 4,000 characters:

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Performance Management
  • PM v11 or PM v12 


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors Performance & Goals all versions


SF, Success Factors, PM , KBA , sf error messages pm , LOD-SF-PM-ADM , Admin Center, RBP, Permissions and Settings , Problem

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