Camera Raw: Long filenames truncated to approximately 60-something characters by ACR's Save Image... operation, example name also truncated

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  • Updated 4 years ago
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Long filenames are truncated to approximately 63 bytes in ACR 8.3/8.4's Save Image... panel. The name truncation happens to the file saved on disk and is visible in the Example Filename area.

It doesn't matter what file format is selected.

This didn't happen in older versions of ACR, according to the user initially reporting the issue.

Examples of truncation are:

HIETALAHTI, TENAVAMUSKARI_VAASAN SUOMALAISEN SEURAKUNNAN PÄIVÄKERHO_cpy004_5000_02.cr2

Saving as JPG becomes:

HIETALAHTI, TENAVAMUSKARI_VAASAN SUOMALAISEN SEURAKUNNAN P.jpg

which is 62 characters but the next character might need a double-byte to represent the vowel points so that would be too long at 64 bytes.

And if things are "cleaned up" regarding the comma and Ä then:

HIETALAHTI_TENAVAMUSKARI_VAASAN_SUOMALAISEN_SEURAKUNNAN_PAIVAKERHO_cpy004_5000_02.cr2

becomes:

HIETALAHTI_TENAVAMUSKARI_VAASAN_SUOMALAISEN_SEURAKUNNAN_PAI.jpg

which is 63 characters.

Here is a screenshot showing the truncation of the cleaned-up name:



The path the files are saved in doesn't seem to matter, where it can be long or short or under the users folder or off the root of the C: drive. This is happening on Windows 7, at least, and at least in ACR 8.3 and ACR 8.4 RC.

For references, here is the original message posted in the Adobe forums, bringing this issue to light:
http://forums.adobe.com/message/61509...
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Posted 4 years ago

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Official Response
Thanks. The ACR team can repro and is looking into this.