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3146173 - Mass data management: No field value to be selected - Employee Central


When using Mass Data Management tool is noted that for some field in the filter or to select to change in the position object no value is displayed, but if you type a specific value it bring the correct result.


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Mass Data Management
  2. Click in Create
  3. Select a field to filter

Result: No value is displayed to select.


There is a value in the list that has invalid external code.

Potentially caused because external code of a certain value exceeds the length defined in object definitions. 

Support engineers please check internal memo for further information.


  1. Go to Configure Object Definitions
  2. Find ExternalCode field.
  3. Extend the Maximum Length of ExternalCode field.


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