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2172184 - What is the maximum number of characters for a value entered in a parameter in Crystal Reports?

Symptom

  • What is the maximum length for a parameter?
  • What is the limit for a text parameter in Crystal Reports?
  • What is the maximum number of characters that can be entered in a string parameter in Crystal Reports?

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2008
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016

Resolution

  • The maximum number of characters that can be entered in a string parameter in Crystal Reports is 65,534
       
              
  • Important Note:
        
    Despite it is possible to enter a large string of characters in a parameter, it is not recommended to do so, as it may cause issues due to limitations of other features or external technologies used.

Keywords

CR, parameter length, size, limit , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , How To

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2013 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2016