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We're running an Office 365 SharePoint Online Extranet Solution. When I invite external users and add information text, I get an ULS error and the all but informative error:

Sorry, something went wrong

Invalid text value. A text field contains invalid data. Pleas check the value and try again.

If I don't add text, it works perfectly. What may cause this error?

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Talking to Microsoft Office Support in Ireland, they say it's a limit of 255 characters including blanks. They tested the issue and found that 255 characters where maximum and that 256 characters would give the error described above.

I tried it myself and got the error on 256 characters:

"Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one o"

But got no error on 255 characters:

"Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one "

Test text from http://lipsum.com/

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There appears to be a 256 char limit in the personal message that accompanies the invite - is it possible you are going over this limit? http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2880758

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Following article is archived http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2880758 . Let us know if there is any latest one.

Product team please release official article for this issue

Issue description:- Share invitation email where it won't allow more than 256 characters"

Error message Sorry:- something went wrong Invalid text value. A text field contains invalid data. Please check the value and try again.

  • I think this is posted in the wrong system. StackExchange is not a part of Microsoft. – Benny Skogberg Apr 8 '15 at 11:17

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