Is there a limit on post length?

It seems that there is some kind of limit on the number of characters for a post. I have been trying to post a question and only after I skinny it down will it post. What is the limit?
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  • Terry Locke
    Terry Locke Member ✭✭✭
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    So from my trial and error I find that the limit for the maximum number of characters in the body of a post in Community when using copy / paste is 7800 characters.

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  • NotACPA
    NotACPA SuperUser, Windows Beta Beta
    edited September 2020
    There's a limit on how many characters can be in the header.  I think it's about 40 (but I could be wrong).
    IF there's a limit of characters in the BODY of a message, it's quite large.  I've seen messages that have run for pages.
    SO, how long is your post?
    Q user since DOS version 5
    Now running Quicken Windows Subscription,  Home & Business
    Retired "Certified Information Systems Auditor" & Bank Audit VP
  • Terry Locke
    Terry Locke Member ✭✭✭
    > @NotACPA said:
    > There's a limit on how many characters can be in the header.  I think it's about 40 (but I could be wrong).IF there's a limit of characters in the BODY of a message, it's quite large.  I've seen messages that have run for pages.SO, how long is your post?

    2680 words / 14,000 characters
  • volvogirl
    volvogirl SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Wow, your question is that long?  Do you have to write a book?  Post it in sections.  
  • thecreator
    thecreator SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Hi @""Terry Locke" ,


    That is one post. Top is the Question / Discussion Title or Idea Title which has a limit in the Subject Field of asking a Question or starting a Discussion or Idea. Then the Body of the post.










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  • Terry Locke
    Terry Locke Member ✭✭✭
    @thecreator
    "That is one post. Top is the Question / Discussion Title or Idea Title which has a limit in the Subject Field of asking a Question or starting a Discussion or Idea. Then the Body of the post."

    Yes, what is the max number of characters in the Body of the post?
  • thecreator
    thecreator SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Hi @""Terry Locke" ,

    Unlimited, in the body of the post.
    thecreator - User of Quicken Subscription R32.12  USA & Quicken 2017 HBRP R20.6 USA
                       Windows 10 Pro 32 & 64-Bit Build 21382.1
    also            Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Build 19042.985

    Note: Holding Down the Left Shift Key or Left Ctrl Key produces Window with Quicken 2019 in the Title Bar when click About Quicken,

    View: https://community.quicken.com/discussion/7859218/work-with-copies-of-your-actual-quicken-data-files/p1?new=1

  • Terry Locke
    Terry Locke Member ✭✭✭
    > @thecreator said:
    > Hi @""Terry Locke" ,
    >
    > Unlimited, in the body of the post.
    @thecreator
    So that's strange because I was blocked because it stated that my post was something like 6000 characters to long.

    Also right now I can't post to anything other than this thread. I keep getting errors.
  • thecreator
    thecreator SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited September 2020
    Hi @""Terry Locke" ,

    Empty the Browser Web Cache and Cookies.

    It is unlimited when typing in the Body of the Message.

    If you are pasting in a log, I would print the log to a Jpeg File and attach it to the message, instead.

    Adding:

    Use Glary Utilities from : https://www.glarysoft.com/

    It is Free when using it unregistered.
    thecreator - User of Quicken Subscription R32.12  USA & Quicken 2017 HBRP R20.6 USA
                       Windows 10 Pro 32 & 64-Bit Build 21382.1
    also            Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Build 19042.985

    Note: Holding Down the Left Shift Key or Left Ctrl Key produces Window with Quicken 2019 in the Title Bar when click About Quicken,

    View: https://community.quicken.com/discussion/7859218/work-with-copies-of-your-actual-quicken-data-files/p1?new=1

  • Terry Locke
    Terry Locke Member ✭✭✭
    @thecreator

    It is not a log. I am copy pasting from word document. I do that so I am not trying to create my post directly in community as I find editing here a pain.
  • volvogirl
    volvogirl SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Can you start by posting a basic general question?  Then add more specifics when needed or asked?  Maybe we won't need all the details to give you an answer.
  • NotACPA
    NotACPA SuperUser, Windows Beta Beta
    Are all 2680 words on a SINGLE topic?  Or do you have multiple topics included?
    If multiple topics, break it up into multiple posts ... you get better responses that way also.
    OR can you convert the document to  PDF and upload that as an attachment?
    Q user since DOS version 5
    Now running Quicken Windows Subscription,  Home & Business
    Retired "Certified Information Systems Auditor" & Bank Audit VP
  • Terry Locke
    Terry Locke Member ✭✭✭
    @NotACPA "Are all 2680 words on a SINGLE topic" Yes.
  • Rocket J Squirrel
    Rocket J Squirrel SuperUser, Windows Beta ✭✭✭✭✭
    Brevity is the soul of wit.
    - Shakespeare
    Quicken user since version 2 for DOS, now using QWin Premier Subscription on Win10 Pro.
  • volvogirl
    volvogirl SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Just post something.  We generally don't like playing 20 questions but let's start.
  • Terry Locke
    Terry Locke Member ✭✭✭
    I thought it was a straight forward question, how many characters in the body of a post. I guess not since I got snarky answers.
  • NotACPA
    NotACPA SuperUser, Windows Beta Beta
    @volvogirl meant, Post the essence of your opus maximus.
    Q user since DOS version 5
    Now running Quicken Windows Subscription,  Home & Business
    Retired "Certified Information Systems Auditor" & Bank Audit VP
  • volvogirl
    volvogirl SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Yes, let's get started on your questions about Quicken.
  • Terry Locke
    Terry Locke Member ✭✭✭
    Accepted Answer
    So from my trial and error I find that the limit for the maximum number of characters in the body of a post in Community when using copy / paste is 7800 characters.
  • NotACPA
    NotACPA SuperUser, Windows Beta Beta
    So from my trial and error I find that the limit for the maximum number of characters in the body of a post in Community when using copy / paste is 7800 characters.

    So, as previously asked, post the essence of your question about Q itself, rather than about this forum.
    Q user since DOS version 5
    Now running Quicken Windows Subscription,  Home & Business
    Retired "Certified Information Systems Auditor" & Bank Audit VP
  • Terry Locke
    Terry Locke Member ✭✭✭
    edited September 2020
    > @NotACPA said:
    > (Quote)
    > So, as previously asked, post the essence of your question about Q itself, rather than about this forum.

    This part of the forum is "Questions about using community" category and since I was asking a question about community usage, I posted it here. If I had a question about Quicken I would have selected a different category and ask a question there.
  • NotACPA
    NotACPA SuperUser, Windows Beta Beta
    You initially stated that you had a 14000 character post, and that it was all on a single topic.
    Was that topic the length of posts in this forum?  If so, your question has been answered, by yourself.  AND, if so, why did it take 14000 words to ask that???
    Q user since DOS version 5
    Now running Quicken Windows Subscription,  Home & Business
    Retired "Certified Information Systems Auditor" & Bank Audit VP
  • Hello Everyone

    I'm closing this thread as the question has been answered and is now going off topic/argumentative. If you do have any other questions feel free to create a new thread. 

    Thanks, 
    Quicken Francisco
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