Is there a maxium number of characters for the gantt bar label?

Roland Horwood
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edited 11/16/23 in Formulas and Functions

Hi anyone,

I have a custom Gannt bar label set using the gantt timescale settings from a helper column that concatenates some information about that task. This can get quite long, especially if the project name is long, and I'm finding some labels cut off. Is there a maximum length (it seems to be 73?) or am I missing something?

See attached screengrab with missing data.

Any help appreciated - Roland



  • Genevieve P.
    Genevieve P. Employee Admin

    Hi @Roland Horwood

    It's actually not a character count but an amount of space next to the bar. In my sheets I can get up to 78 with specific text, but if I use smaller characters (e.g. 1 instead of 3) then I can fit more into the title next to the bar.

    For example:

    If all I write is 3's, I can get in 62 3's.

    If all I write is 1's, I can fit more: 85

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