how to write a long field in a shape file?

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I need to write a long field in a shape file but I couldn't for example I want the field to be "Sum2015vcm_orm" but what is written "Sum2015vcm_" is there any modification I can do it in the shape file ?
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 24 Jul 2018
Sorry, No. shape files are defined in terms of having the attributes stored using a dBase II database, and dBase II truncates field names at 11 bytes.

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