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How to create multiple lines Text field that can take more than 255 characters in SharePoint2010

If you ever find the multiline textbox reach the limit of 255 characters, here is you need to do to remove the limit. You need to go to the site settings and then go to the site columns. Next, you need to go to the column setting page and change Allow unlimited length in document libraries from NO to Yes as shown below:

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  1. Simon Holmes
    April 9, 2013 at 8:20 pm

    What is the impact on doing this?

  2. Devang
    August 27, 2013 at 9:59 pm

    Thanks a Lot………………………

  3. June 17, 2014 at 2:54 am

    my client does not like setting Yes for “Allow unlimited length in document libraries”, instead he wants it to be set to say 5000 characters. Is this possible ?

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