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2597518 - Filed Length of Data Type LANGUAGEINDEPENDENT_EXTENDED_Text


When you enter over 255 characters for PDI Business Object Extension filed, it could be saved successfully. This field has data type LANGUAGEINDEPENDENT_EXTENDED_Text.


  • SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer
  • SAP Business ByDesign
  • SAP Cloud Applications Studio

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to the fronted UI
  2. Enter over 255 characters for this field
  3. The field can be saved successfully


If you use this data type in a business object extension, the length of the corresponding field is not restricted to a specific number of characters. Only in business object definitions, the field length is restricted to 255 characters.


This is system standard behavior

See Also

SAP Cloud Application Studio-> Element (Business Object Extension).


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