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The size of a field is too long. (Error 3017)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Applies to: Access 2013 | Access 2016

Possible causes:

  • You tried to define or create a Text field longer than 254 characters. Use a number between 1 and 254, and then try the operation again, or create a Memo field for the data.

  • You tried to define a query parameter longer than 255 characters.

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