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2776742 - What are the character limits of the Item fields/columns?

Symptom

What are the character limits of the Item fields/columns?

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Learning

Resolution

The character limits of the Item fields/columns can be found by Searching 'Course Localization File Columns' in this SAP Help portal link.

Note: Languages can vary on how many bytes per character.

For example Japanese, Chinese and Korean can occupy more bytes depending on the character. It can be from 2 - 4 bytes

UTF-8 uses 1 byte to represent characters in the ASCII set, two bytes for characters in several more alphabetic blocks,

and three bytes for the rest of the BMP. Supplementary characters use 4 bytes.

UTF-16 uses 2 bytes for any character in the BMP, and 4 bytes for supplementary characters.

UTF-32 uses 4 bytes for all characters.

There are string to byte counters calculators online that can help assist you with calculations of characters for each language [These tools are not supported by SAP]

See Also

2687374 - LMS: Character Limit of LMS User Record Fields

2404463 - LMS Connectors - Connector Workbooks FAQ

Keywords

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Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions