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# How To: Increase Comment and Description field lengths in ArcLogistics Online.

## Summary

Fields can be modified by editing the file defaults.xml.

## Procedure

The default field length is 35 for the order Comment and 25 for the order Description. However, the defaults.xml file can be edited to increase the field size.

`Warning:Make a backup of defaults.xml before performing any edits.`

1. Navigate to the defaults.xml file.

• On Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ArcLogistics

• On Windows Vista and Windows 7:
C:\programdata\ArcLogistics

2. Open defaults.xml and locate the <customorderproperties> tag at the end of the file.

3. Add this text to the file:

`Code:<Property Name="Description" MaxLength="25" /><Property Name="Comment" MaxLength="35" />`

4. Edit the MaxLength parameter to the needed length.

5. Save the file.

`Note:These changes take effect the next time a new project is created.`