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Error: "Length cannot be decreased because data already exists for this field" When Decreasing Field Length for Configured Field (Doc ID 2958921.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Primavera Cloud Service - Version 23.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to edit the Field Length for a configured field,
the following error occurs.

Unable to Save Changes
Length cannot be decreased because data already exists for this field.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Log into OPC
  2. Open workspace
  3. Summary & Settings > Defaults & Options > Project > Configured Fields
  4. Edit the Field Length on an existing field to 500. Save.
  5. Change the Field Length back to the original value. Error.



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