What you'll learn in this article
Each field in the company data file of desktop QuickBooks (Pro/Premier/Enterprise) has a maximum number of characters that can be entered.
Here's the maximum number of characters you can enter in each available field
|Custom Fields (items)||30|
|Customer message (Invoices)||101|
|Customer, Vendor and Other Names||41|
|Employee Name (first and last)||25|
|Item Description (Invoices)||4095|
|Item Part number||31|
|Notes in Shipping/Billing Address||41|
|Ship to Name||41|
|Invoice Number Field||11|
|Report Company Name||60|
|Report Extra Footer||60|
1 Item name may contain special characters but it is recommended that the first character not be a special character.
2 While the Memo field can contain 4095 characters, only 30-60 characters will display on printed checks depending on print settings. 96 characters will display on a Transaction Detail report.
3 While the Notes field on the timesheet can contain 4095 characters, only 96 characters will display on the Time by Job Detail report.