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Is there a character limit placed on "text" type questions?

Question asked by emilybarteeKYEM on Jul 19, 2016
Latest reply on Apr 27, 2020 by abakiera

I've made several surveys using Survey123 Connect and when it comes to filling out the surveys there seems to be a limit on the number of characters allowed (255) for the "text" type questions.  Is there a way to bypass this or increase the limit?  Is it a field that is defaulting on the XLS form spreadsheet or can I add it as a field to increase the limit?  We are using this for damage assessment purposes and the descriptions entered are often longer than 255 characters.