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Trackingnumber to long

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Hi!
 
I'm currently developing a plugin for transport booking systems and a strange problem came up.
The tracking number (for tracking link) I get when I create a shipment booking is 40 characters long, however business central can only handle 30 characters.
Does anyone have a tip on how we could get around this problem?
 
Thanks in advance!
//David
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    YUN ZHU Profile Picture
    YUN ZHU 62,140 Super User on at
    Trackingnumber to long
    Since the standard field length cannot be modified, this unfortunately cannot be solved.
    You can generate a tracking number for BC and then create a new field to hold your value (40 characters long).
     
    PS: Missing a feature? Post or vote for ideas on: aka.ms/BCIdeas
     
    Hope this can give you some hints.
    Thanks.
    ZHU

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