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#54480 - 01/20/17 06:22 PM Data issues printing summary for a non-profit
MPW Offline
OL Newbie

Registered: 01/20/17
Posts: 1
This nonprofit has donors who typically make 30 to 90 contributions a year. To place all this gift information (date, amount, gift purpose, etc) in a flat database would exceed the 255 field limitation of data programs. Is this an issue beyond PSM's capabilities?

#54492 - 01/25/17 04:31 AM Re: Data issues printing summary for a non-profit [Re: MPW]
MartinS Offline
OL Guru

Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 142
Loc: Munich
If you mean number of columns in a csv file, then yes this is a limitation of the software.

#54506 - 02/01/17 01:57 PM Re: Data issues printing summary for a non-profit [Re: MPW]
SanderO Offline
OL Newbie

Registered: 03/25/13
Posts: 12
Instead of having a separate field for each piece of information for a donation, You could have a single field made up of all of the fields (formatted with a fixed length) concatenated. (Date......Dollars...Reason....................). Then you could split the field with MID(). This would allow for 200 donations easily.