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2681274 - WDA: Text is truncated at lenght 1024


A CHAR data element has a predefined length. In the User Interface it is possible to enter the defined number of characters. If this length is bigger than 1024, the saved text is truncated at the length of 1024.



  • Web Dynpro for ABAP
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.4
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.5
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server 7.51 for SAP S/4HANA 1610 (SAP_UI 7.51)
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.52 for SAP S/4HANA (SAP_UI 7.52)


SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


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