The Unhandled Exception's name is cut off in this question and in the answer too. The last 'n' looks like an 'r'.

Using Firefox 3.6.6.


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    Jeff will get furious if someone finds a bug in this post, screen caps it and circles the error in red...
    – MPelletier
    Sep 24, 2010 at 21:48
  • I take that as a challenge to find some bug with this post! ;-) Oct 12, 2011 at 15:49
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    Poor C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, called him McQueer until I was told that this is probably not his real name.
    – Jens Erat
    Jul 7, 2013 at 21:53

1 Answer 1


Correct, there's a fixed amount of space, and some names are longer than can fit in the space, so it is unavoidably truncated.

We allow ~26 character names, so your name could be




Notice difference in length.

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    I'm now prompted to say this: Monospace fonts FTW.
    – MPelletier
    Oct 12, 2011 at 16:32
  • Then there should be a name length restriction. There is no point to have a long name if you "cannot" use it.
    – gotqn
    Nov 20, 2013 at 15:12
  • @gotqn read the answer again, you missed "We allow ~26 character names". Dec 1, 2013 at 9:08
  • @ShaWizDowArd Yes, you are right. I have understood this wrong.
    – gotqn
    Dec 1, 2013 at 12:12

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