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2992506 - "Please enter a number here" Error Message When Saving a Decimal Number in Offer Approal - Recruiting Management


On the Offer Approval page, after adding a number with decimal values to a standalone number field and saving it, the following error message is displayed: "Please enter a number here".

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Offer Approval page;
  2. Complete all the required fields;
  3. Add a number with a decimal part to the standalone field;
  4. Save or send the offer for approval;
  5. The error message will appear and the offer won't get saved;


Offer Detail Standalone Number Fields (customLong1-10) are designed to receive only integer numbers. This information is addressed on the Implementation Guide under Job Offer Detail Field Definition: Attributes.


As a suggest alternative to have decimal values on the Offer Approval, you can either:

  • Reference a field from the Job Application or the Job Requisition, which already has this decimal value;
  • Replace the number type for a text type.

NOTE: In case you are not receiving the error message but instead, the value is being truncated, that's because the field definition on your Offer Detail is being set as "custom="true"" and this behavior is explained on the KBA - 2524471 - Decimal points in offer approval standalone fields not getting saved


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