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3151439 - Length of Text Type Fields is Zero in Extension Field Usage


When checking the Extension Field Usage, you note that the field length of TEXT data type is 0 (zero).


Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Administrator Work Center.
  2. Click at General Settings.
  3. Select Extension Field Usage.
  4. Change drop down list to Extension Field.
  5. Filter TEXT data type.
  6. The Field Length column shows the value 0.


All TEXT data type shows that field length equals 0. TEXT type fields takes up space of 16 bytes. This is the expected system behavior.


This feature is not supported in the current release of SAP Cloud for Customer.

An alternative option may be to check the SAP Cloud for Customer Customer Influence to submit an idea:


Extension Field Usage, TEXT, Length, Length 0, TEXT type field , KBA , AP-RC-UIF-FLX , Page Layout & Key User Configuration , How To


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