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    Hi

    I'm trying to limit the number of characters in the Location field. I have the 'Max length of allowed user input' set at 20 but it has not altered the number of characters for existing members.

    Is there anything else I need to do to rectify this or does this only take affect when a new member registers?

    Joy

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    I was experimenting with this the other day. It seems it will take affect next time your members adjust their profile.
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    • #3
      Changing this is not retroactive. There may be a query to strip the extra characters from existing fields but unfortunately I don't know what that is. Maybe someone else will have an idea.
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      • #4
        Thank you both

        Perhaps someone else could advise me on how to adjust this instead of waiting for the members to edit their profile?

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