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3220486 - Error saving minus value in number or decimal field with Arabic locale - MDF


In the Arabic locale, when a user enters a negative value in an MDF object field (data type Number or Decimal), for example, -10, an error occurs.


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Metadata Framework (MDF)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Change locale to Arabic
  2. Go to manage Data and try to add minus value to MDF field of data type Number or Decimal (in this example the object name is cust_PLT_PendingData)
  3. try to save and you get the error :
    قيمة غير صالحة -15 في الحقل Number في الموضوع cust_PLT_PendingData
  4. which translate to : Invalid value -15 in field Number in subject cust_PLT_PendingData


We're aware of this issue and are working on resolving it under MDF-50007


KI2205, MDF-50007 , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF-OBJ , Object Definition & Field Related Issues , Known Error


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