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Startup Command and Parameter Reference
Startup Parameter Descriptions : Input Characters (-inp)

Input Characters (-inp)

Use Input Characters (-inp) to expand the available buffer space for a single ABL statement.
Operating system and syntax
UNIX / Windows
-inp n
Use with
Maximum value
Minimum value
Single-user default
Multi-user default
Client Session
The number of characters allowed in a single ABL statement. The default is 15000 characters.
If not specified and you exceed 15000 characters in a single statement, the AVM displays a message indicating that the statement is too long and advises you to increase the number of input characters per statement using this parameter.