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ChatGPT: How to Continue Code

Advantages of Using ChatGPT for Continuing Your Code
Last Updated on August 11, 2023
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You might have noticed that ChatGPT has some limits. It stops responding during those longer replies. Now, what’s the reason for that?

In this guide, we are about to find out all about it, so keep reading. 

Why Does ChatGPT Stop in the Middle of a Sentence?

ChatGPT: How to Continue Code

ChatGPT generates responses based on the prompts you provide. It can sometimes stop in the middle of a sentence because it is waiting for you to provide it more information.

For example, if you ask it to generate code for a specific function but don’t provide the name of the function, it may stop mid-sentence until you give it the necessary information.

Why Does ChatGPT Keep Cutting Off Code?

ChatGPT is programmed to generate code based on the prompt you provide, but it is also designed to ensure that the code it generates is relevant and useful.

If it senses that the code it is generating is not helpful or if it has generated enough code to complete the task, it may cut off the code it is generating.

Is There a Limit on ChatGPT Responses?

ChatGPT does have a limit on the amount of text it can generate at one time. However, this limit is very high, and most users are not likely to reach it in most cases.

The exact limit depends on the version of ChatGPT being used and the hardware it is running on.

In general, you should be able to generate several paragraphs of text without hitting the limit.

What’s the Solution?

But the solution to this problem is not that complicated. You will only have to enter space and press enter, and the language model will continue from where it stopped.

You can ask it by typing “Continue from the last line.” Then, it will do the same.

What is the Maximum ChatGPT Prompt?

The maximum ChatGPT prompt has a limit only by the amount of memory available to the AI language model.

However, it’s essential to remember that the longer the prompt, the more difficult it can be for ChatGPT to generate a useful response.

It’s better to keep prompts concise and specific to ensure the best results.


ChatGPT can be a powerful tool for continuing code and generating new code based on your prompts. While it may not be perfect, it can help you save time and streamline your coding process.

Remember to keep your prompts specific and concise to ensure the best possible results.

Kevin is the Editor of PC Guide. He has a broad interest and enthusiasm for consumer electronics, PCs and all things consumer tech - and more than 15 years experience in tech journalism.