SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

1602248 - Is it Possible to Increase the Length of Material Description above 40 Characters?

Symptom

While creating a new material, you have found that the Material description is restricted to 40 characters and you would like to whether, it is possible to increase the length of the material description?

Resolution

It is not possible to have more than 40 characters in the Material Description field. But you can maintain additional information about the material in the field details.

  1. Go to Product Data or Product Portfolio work center.
  2. Select Materials view.
  3. Search and highlight the Material.
  4. Select Edit button.

Here, in the field Details, you can maintain additional information or description about the material.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-MD-PRD-PRD , Product , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions