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2856543 - Zeros on a Number field get disappeared/dropped after entering the value in a specific locale


  • Zeros get disappeared / dropped from a field after the value is Entered in a specific locale
  • For example, in the es_ES locale, when the value for a Pay Component is entered as 7000, the zeros are dropped and only the number 7 is retained on the field.
  • This hapens with all the fields on this locale that are of type number across multiple portlets(Decimal) - E.g : Standard weekly Hours in Job Info etc


 SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central


  • Customer is using a Custom language pack for the locale es_ES
  • The issue comes up due to an Incorrect value of a Key on the Custom language pack activated


  • Navigate to Manage Languages -> Download the labels for the custom language pack created.
  • Compare the value for the key : "COMMON_NumericGroupingSeperator" with the one on the parent Language pack and correct it.
  • For example, in es_ES the default value for this key is "." and this should not be modified.

See Also

2576546 - Working with the Manage Language Feature - SuccessFactors Cloud


SF, EC, Success factors, Employee Central, Language , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-BCI , Manage Business Configuration (BCUI) & Data Models (XML) , LOD-SF-EC-JOB-CSF , Country Specific Configurations , LOD-SF-EC-CMP-REC , Recurring Payments , Problem


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