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Import of dBase memo field drops every 48th character

Question asked by PatrickMcMonagle on Oct 25, 2011
Latest reply on Oct 25, 2011 by philmodjunk

Summary

Import of dBase memo field drops every 48th character

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

11

Operating system version

Windows

Description of the issue

Import dBase IV .dbf (and .dbt) data into a Filemaker Text field.  Filemaker does not transfer characters from Memo fields; 48th, 96th. (etc? unknown)

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

none

Configuration information

Windows Vista

Workaround

Export the text from dBase to a delimited file.  Import the delimited file.  Perfect results.

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