Customer is unable to import non-English (Chinese, Japanese...) picklists. Every time when trying to import the picklist file the following error message appears:
"The import header is invalid. Import process is stopped. No locales specified in the header."
SuccessFactors HXM Suite
Reproducing the Issue
- Login to system, navigate by Admin Center>Go to Picklists management> Import picklists;
- All picklists new? NO.
- Character encoding selected Simplified Chinese 2312.
- Imported File header is configured like:
- Read error message as:
- "The import header is invalid. Import process is stopped. No locales specified in the header."
In Picklist import file, locale en_US is required (must-have column), which is by design.
In Picklist import file, locale en_US is required. Hence to aviod such error, please add column en_US before zh_CN and try importing again.
The picklist file you download from the system is in a CSV (Comma Separated Values) format. This is a very popular format for moving data between applications. It is important that you preserve this format. It is recommended that you use a text editor that supports UTF-8 formats to edit the file. By default, the file opens in a spreadsheet editor. (Getting Familiar with the Picklist File)
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