Title box is not long enough to hold some episode titles

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When you go in to edit credits for an individual name, there is a title box. It seems this box has a certain number of characters and that stops full titles for episodes from being entered, forcing you to correct each episode individually. I was moving Claire Simon's credits from casting director to casting department (per the casting guide) and I ran in to two episodes that could not be fully entered. (Also, note, the search sucks. It should offer me episode titles for the series entered instead of random other titles.) See below:



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Can you use the title constant instead?
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While that is a workaround, it is a lot of extra steps to get there when you are trying to move credits from one department to another. Instead of directly copying and pasting the title into the title box, you have to put the title in a search box, get to the episode, copy the constant and then paste that in to the box. The question is why is this box limited in characters and why does that limit not consider the length of an average TV episode which includes the series title, the episode title, special characters and the season number and series number.
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I agree it's a workaround, but if you have a tab open with the filmography for copying the title, it doesn't seem you'd have to search for the title, just middle-click on the title to open its page in its own tab (or right-click on the link to copy it, and edit it down to just the constant after pasting.)

Besides, it would avoid the step where you have to choose the title from a list of matches. The constant is unique.

(I agree that the form should be fixed to have an unlimited, or much longer, entry box.)
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Thanks Adrian, I'll circle back with the appropriate team regarding this.