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1928435 - Error Message : Your Entry Is Too Long. Do Not Enter More Than 20 Characters For Material Number Ranger.


You want to enter a number ranger length of 40 characters but the system only allow you to enter 20 characters of the definition text box. When you try to enter more than 20 the following message is displayed :
Your Entry Is Too Long. Do Not Enter More Than 20 Characters.

Reproducing the Issue

1- Go to Business Configuration Work Center.
2- Go to Implementation Projects View.
3- Open Activity List for the project.
4- Open the activity : Number Ranges for Materials.
5- Enter the End Number bigger than 20 characters and save it.

The error message will be displayed: Your entry is too long. Do not enter more than 20 characters.


This is the system expected behavior.
The number ranger length is 40 characters which needs to be split between Begin Number and End Number.


Please limited to 20 characters the entry in each field box.
Example :
Total Length (including prefix): 0040
Begin Number: A0000000000000000000 (20 chars.)
End Number: Z999999999999999999Z(20 Chars.)

With the example above you will be able to enter the material ID with 40 characters.


KBA , material id , 40 character , number range , AP-RC-BCT , Business Config. Tools (SAP Business ByDesign , How To


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