The article suggests steps so you can work around the 254-character limit for the report header in Quickbooks Statement Writer (QSW).
This is a limitation of MS Excel. The header cannot exceed 254 characters. If you exceed the maximum, the header will be truncated.
Note: The character limit also includes the formatting characters that you don’t see. For example, if you change the font on every line, the font names are part of the hidden formatting codes and can easily push a header over the limit – especially if they are using fonts with long names.
To avoid exceeding the character limit:
You may want to use the following workaround: