The following information is applicable to value domains only.
The maximum number of characters permitted to represent the values.
Indicate the maximum number of characters permitted to be stored. For items that are of data type String, the maximum character quantity represents a count of all alphabetic, numeric and other ASCII characters (including full stops, forward slash, back slash and hyphens).
For example the String YYYY-YY contains a maximum of 7 characters.
For items that are of data type Number, the maximum character quantity represents a count of all numeric characters only (excluding characters such as plus, minus and decimal points). If the value domain contains a decimal point specify the number of decimal places permitted through the unit of measure precision field.
For example the Number 3.142 contains a maximum of 4 characters.