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ERROR: File Name value exceeds maximum length of 201 characters.

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ERROR: File Name value exceeds maximum length of 201 characters.

Hi,

I have come across an error while importing the excel sheet.

ERROR: File Name value exceeds maximum length of 201 characters.

could any one explain me how to resolve this error?

Regards,

shri

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Re: ERROR: File Name value exceeds maximum length of 201 characters.

Posted in reply to shriyadav

Look at this:

Google Groups

You may be experiencing a limit of the Windows API

Options:

- use shorter names

- switch to a real operating system Smiley Wink

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Re: ERROR: File Name value exceeds maximum length of 201 characters.

Posted in reply to shriyadav

Hi,

Depending on your system set up, the below post might be of help. If your file name is not that long, then it might be counting the path as well.

Google Groups

Regards

Amir.

Message was edited by: Amir - Same link as Kurt. Strange that I didn't see the response initially.

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