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“[App Name] Cannot set column [field name] the value violates the MaxLength limit of the column.” – BACKTRACK Error Message

Summary

This article explains the BACKTRACK error message “[BACKTRACK App Name] Cannot set column [field name] the value violates the MaxLength limit of the column” and details how to fix the underlying problem that caused it to appear.

Explanation

BACKTRACK allows user to customize the length for each data field.  The error indicates that the specified length of the field is too small for the data already saved in the database.

Solution

Expand the field length to meet or exceed length of longest data string for that field in the database.

Additional Comments

Hardware & Software Found On:
Windows, BACKTRACK 2012

Updated on July 17, 2017

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