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3246363 - Picklist values are not searchable when Language is changed


Picklist values are showing on the dropdown menu. However, when searching for the picklist value, it returns 'No Data'.

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Change Language (eg. English UK)

  2. Go to any employee profile
  3. Navigate to a field with an associated picklist
  4. Notice that the picklist values are showing on the dropdown menu

  5. Searching for a Picklist value returns 'No Data'


Label translation is not maintained for the current user Locale (English UK).


Ensure that the Label translation is maintained on the picklist value for the current user Locale.


Picklist values are now searchable.


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