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I am getting an error "Maximum length is 8000 characters" while saving an answer. When I copy paste the same answer to microsoft word, it is reporting around 4000 characters in lengh. Can anyone please help here ?
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Hi i have the same error. I need much more chars then 8k.

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Yes, if you are using the default editor (CKeditor) then the character count includes all the HTML that is generated behind the scenes. So in this paragraph there may be N number of characters that you see, but there is also a <p> and </p> tag in the HTML which adds to the characters.

You can either use less formatting to fit your answer in (colours, sizes and links make a lot more HTML) or use a different editor like plain text or Markdown.