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3384213 - "The value provided is already in use" error when creating new component in SmartEdit


Upon creating a new component in SmartEdit, it's unable to save it due to the "The value provided is already in use" error message for the ID field.

In console logs the following can be seen.

INFO  [hybrisHTTP40] [DefaultCMSItemConverter] ValidationError for field: uid, lang: null, code: field.already.exist
INFO  [hybrisHTTP40] [CMSItemController] Validation exception
de.hybris.platform.cmsfacades.exception.ValidationException: Validation error
    at de.hybris.platform.cmsfacades.common.validator.impl.DefaultValidatableService.execute( ~[classes/:?]
INFO  [hybrisHTTP40] [AbstractRestHandlerExceptionResolver] Translating exception [de.hybris.platform.webservicescommons.errors.exceptions.WebserviceValidationException]: Validation error

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smartedit, component id , KBA , CEC-SCC-COM-SEDIT , SmartEdit , Known Error

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