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2698702 - OVS Input Field is Displaying Code Instead of the Description


On UI Designer, you have added a OVS to a screen, and you expect the Description to be shown, but its showing the code.

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  • UI Designer
  • SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer
  • SAP Business ByDesign


If presentation Mode is "DescriptionOnly" and the Text field is missing, then the ID will be shown on UI.


Text property should be set for Description, as presentation Mode "DescriptionOnly" will receive the value from the field set in Text property. If this property is missing, the ID will be shown.



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