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In Visual Basic for Applications macros in Microsoft Excel, when you use the Text property to read text from a cell, not all of the text contained in the object is returned.
This behavior occurs if you use the Text property to read text from a cell that contains more than 1,024 characters; the Text property can only read 1,024 characters from a cell.
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For example, if you want to read the text from cell A1, when cell A1 contains more than 1,024 characters, follow these steps:
You can use the Text property in Excel to read text from cells:
Excel allows up to 32,767 characters per cell and because of this, the Text property may not work as expected when you use it to read a cell that contains more than 1,024 characters.