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2254915 - Unable to change or translate title of customs portlet in ‘Manage Configuration UI’

Symptom

When trying to translate or change the title of a custom portlet in ‘Manage Configuration UI’, the changes are reverted after saving.

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Admin Center   >Employee Files   >Manage Configuration UI
  2. Select the UI you wish to edit:
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  3. Select ‘Edit Properties’:
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  4. Change the UI title:
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  5. The title changes appears in UI. Save changes:
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  6. The changes do not save:
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Cause

  • There are conflicting entries in the config UI definition, which are not allowing the changes to be saved.
  • These fields need to be removed, in order to make the changes.

Resolution

  1. Navigate to Admin Center   >Manage Data
  2. Search: ConfigUIMeta and the UI in question:
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  3. Click ‘Take Action: Make Correction’:
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  4. Under the section ‘simpleFieldValue’
    The following three fields should be removed:
    • "baseobject_header"
    • "baseobject_title"
    • "baseobject_titleFormatString"    
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  5. Please make sure following entries remain and untouched "baseobject_header_title" and "baseobject_header_titleFormatString" along with    other entries.
  6. Save changes and the title of the UI can now be successfully changed or translated.

Keywords

Custom Portlet, Custom UI, Title Change, Title Translation, Unable, Can’t, Manage Configuration UI, sf, success factors , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF , Metadata Framework , LOD-SF-EC-FOO , Foundation Objects (Organisation, Pay and Job Structures) , LOD-SF-EC-GBF , Global Benefits , LOD-SF-EC-PAY , Payment Information (Bank Information) , LOD-SF-EC-POS , Position Management , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions