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2802277 - "Provide a valid XML element name" error in SuccessFactors Recruiting


In Manage Templates, when attempting to save modifications made to a Job Requisition template the user receives the below error:

Type out the full error here


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  1. Remove the Field ID from the Field ID slot triggering the error message,
  2. Manually type in the Field ID into the Field ID slot.
  3. Save Template.

See Also

KB article 2365214 - The Manage Templates Toll in SuccessFactors Recruiting


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