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3327988 - Description for the code value of custom field is missing in the edit mode in the Sales Order app


You have created a custom field of type Code List for Sales Document/Sales Document Item business context.

Once you are in Edit mode at Sales Order app, you are not able to see the Description of code value for the custom field.

You can only see the Description when you are in Display mode at Sales Order app.

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Reproducing the Issue

1. Custom field created at Custom Fields app:

2. Sales Order app - Display mode:

3. Sales Order app - Edit mode:

Only the Code Value is displayed, the Description is missing.

Note: You can use the F4 Help screen to check the Description


Texts are currently only supported in the Display mode.


This is the standard system behavior. 

If you would like to create a feature request for this business requirement, please do so. This will inform our developers as to what additional functionality should be considered for future releases.

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