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2658384 - Category ID Not Updating When Label is Changed in Manage Templates - Development / Goal Plan


Why does the Category ID on a newly created category not update when changing its label?


  • SAP SuccessFactors Career Development Planning
  • SAP SuccessFactors Goal Management


When you add a new category for a Career Development Template or a Goal Template in Admin Center > Manage Templates, the system automatically creates a unique Category ID. When you change the label you are changing what can be seen by users in the UI, but you are not changing the generated Category ID.

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Currently, it's not possible to change the category ID using the Manage Templates tool in Admin Center. This is only possible by directly changing the Development/Goal Plan template XML in the back end. If you wish to do so, please contact your Implementation Partner.


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