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2638140 - Unable to Import Personal Information When Native Preferred Language Field Enable


You would receive an application error when Importing Personal Information.

The application error id would be accompanied by: Unknown is an invalid picklist value in import file or database for Native Preferred Language.

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  • Employee Central - Import Employee Central Data
  • Employee Central- Personal Information


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


Native preferred language, Import data, Personal information, missing Picklist, Language, Language pack, Maximum threadpool size for Employee Central and Foundation data imports, Batch size for Employee Central and Foundation data imports , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-EDP , Import Employee Data (EC Core only) , LOD-SF-EC-PER , Person Data (All Person Data Types) , Problem

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