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1588066 - Error Message: "Your entry is too long do not enter more than 10 Characters"


While saving the newly created contact, system throws below error message in the House Number field,

Your entry is too long do not enter more than 10 Characters

After clearly the field and inputing a new Number which is less than 10 characters, the system still shows the same error message.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to New Business work center,
  2. Select New Contact in Common tasks.
  3. Enter the required details and select Save button. System throws above error message.
  4. Clear the field and enter a number which is less than 10 characters.
  5. Select Save button. Same error messgae exists.


After entering a new House Number, ensure that you have entered less than or equal to 10 character. Now press Enter key in the keyboard.

Now, you could be able to save the contact without any issues.


KBA , AP-LP , Lead Processing , Product Enhancement


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