How to resolve ORA-01704 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the reason and how to resolve the ORA-01704 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you encounter an ORA-01704 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-01704: string literal too long

Cause

You tried to reference a quoted string that used to be longer than 2000 characters.

Resolution

The option(s) to resolve this Oracle error are:

Option #1

Try reducing the size of the quoted string to be no greater than 2000 characters.