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3081162 - Popup with 'Invalid string length' appears when using Export option in the app 'Find Maintenance Order'

Symptom

  Popup with 'Invalid string length' appears when using Export option in the app 'Find Maintenance Order'

Environment

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Plant Maintenance 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access the app Find Maintenance Order
  2. Press button View Settings ( Gear icon )
  3. Press 'Select All' 
  4. Press Ok
  5. Press button Export and option Export As
  6. In the 'Export As' dropdown window select option 'Split cells with multiple values'
  7. Press Export
  8. A warning window appears with 

    The exported document with & rows and & columns is too big.
    The memory capacity of the application might be exceeded.
    Cancel and select a smaller data set for the export.

  9. Press Export
  10. Popup with 'Invalid string length' appears

Cause

The amount of data you are trying to export is above the limitations , the browser runs out of memory and the export cannot be completed

Please check the all limitations here

The warning message before the export also tells

Resolution

  Reduce the number of total entries by adding more filter values in the filter bar OR Reduce the number of columns in the settings of the table itself

Keywords

KBA , PM-FIO , Fiori User Interface (UI) for PM , PM-WOC-MO , Maintenance Orders , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions