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multine field invalid when longer than 20 characters

i am tryhing to get a multiine entity field to work in PowerApps.


in the PowerApps field description dropdowqn i selected the Edit Multiline Text.


as you can see, all the data renders, but why consider a multiline text value invalid with a mere 20 characters?


i that a constraint i (inadvertently) set?


multiline limit of 20 characters?multiline limit of 20 characters?

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Hi Mcorning,


Did you mean that when you choose the multline text type in CDS entity and add this field to PowerApps using the multiline text value it will only show less than 20 characters?




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as you can see, the field reports all the data generated by an azure function


i wanted the PowerApp to see the whole string, so i used the multiline property on the cds entity in powerapps (and it has that property in CDS, as well).


strictly speaking, i may need to edit the conditions, and i can do that now. but this doesn't change the basic inconsistency of the validation rule here: how can you have a 20 character limit on a multiline text field?

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