Storage size

Length + 2 + pad if not even

Keyable length

Up to 32,000

Static values



Displays text and allows a user to enter text into the application. The text will wrap only if the WordWrap property for the field using the data type is set to true. Scroll bars can be turned off by setting the ScrollBars property for the field using the data type to false.

Up to 32,000 characters can be stored in the field.

In the current version of Dexterity, text fields should not be used in tables that are checked for multiuser error conditions in a multiuser environment. Records can’t be locked properly if text fields are included.

Refer to Text fields for more information about using text fields.

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