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2603577 - Section description was updated in other template - Performance Management


When the user updates the description of a section, the changes reflect on other templates.

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SAP SucessFactors Performance Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Copy a PM form using Save As in manage template
  2. Update the description field of the section
  3. The changes are reflected on other templates


Section description field of both templates uses the same message keys/element keys.


  1. Go to Admin Center > Manage Templates > Performance Management
  2. Select the template
  3. Click on the section
  4. On Section Description Field, click on "Add More"
  5. Change the element key for one PM template
  6. Click on "Check" > "Please click here to use this key"

    Note: You should use a unique msgKey value for each chunk of text.

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See Also

2087186 - Manage Template Settings - Localizing using Message Keys - msgKey - Performance Management


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