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ClaiborneClaiborne 

Default Address Field Lengths?

In salesforce.com, several entities (contact, account, lead, etc.) have one or more "address" fields. When you look at the wsdl, you can see that the "address" is actually comprised of several fields - street1, street2, street3, city, state/province, postal code, and country.
 
The problem is that the wsdl does not tell you the maximum field lengths for the various components. During some importing, I have discovered that the city field can only be 40 characters.  Short of running a series of tests, can anyone provide the limits on the various fields that make up an address.
 
It is the sort of thing that should be published somewhere.
SuperfellSuperfell
Look at the describeSObjets call, it includes reams of metadata about all the fields in the system.
ClaiborneClaiborne
I followed Simon's advice (somewhat) and used the sforce explorer tool.
 
The "address" record is made up of the following:
 
Street (Text Area, 255 characters)
City (Text, 40 characters)
State (Text, 20 characters)
Postal Code (Text, 20 characters)
Country (Text, 40 characters)
JasonICJasonIC
A more current description of address attributes (on accounts, at least) may be found here (https://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/api/Content/sforce_api_objects_account.htm)
Gnana SilaparasettiGnana Silaparasetti
Updating field lengths incase if anyone lands up here.
  • Address.Street (TextArea, 255 characters)
  • Address.City (String, 40 characters)
  • Address.State (String, 80 characters)
  • Address.PostalCode (String, 20 characters)
  • Address.Country (String, 80 characters)
ClaiborneClaiborne
Thanks. It only took 3 or 4 years to get this question answered.
Mark Kellman 27Mark Kellman 27
Hey Claiborne, looks like it actually took 10 years.  Not bad. :-) Seriously though, thanks to everyone who researched and provided the field lengths because this is very helpful for integrations.