QuickBooks FAQ

Character limitations for fields in QuickBooks Online

Each text field in QuickBooks Online has a maximum number of characters that can be entered.

What you'll learn in this article

Each text field in QuickBooks Online has a maximum number of characters that can be entered. In this article, you'll learn the limitations of the text fields in QuickBooks Online.

Here's the maximum number of characters you can enter in each available field

Line Item Description or Product/Service  Description 4000
Expense Description 4000
Reference No ( Invoice No, Estimate No,Bill No) 21
Customer Notes 1000
Memo 4000
Address Line 1 500
Address Line 2 2000
Address Line 3 2000
Address Line 4 2000
Name (Customer, Vendor, Product, Employee, Class, Location) 100
QuickBooks Field Maximum Characters

 

1. Item name may contain some special characters, but it is recommended that the first character not be a special character.
2. While the Memo field can contain 4000 characters, only 30-60 characters will display on printed checks depending on print settings. 96 characters will display on a Transaction Detail report.

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