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2193184 - Warning Message Properties of This Field Cannot Be Maintained occurs While Adding Extension Field to Other Extension Scenarios

Symptom

Extension field of type Formatted Text cannot be used on other extension scenarios and you get the following warning message: Properties of this field cannot be maintained.

Environment

SAP Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

We will use field type Formatted Text as example.

You have already created an extension field of type Formatted Text.

  1. Go to the Customers work center.
  2. Select the Accounts view.
  3. Open a random Account.
  4. Enter Adaptation.
  5. Navigate to the field.
  6. Click Edit.
  7. Navigate to Enterprise search, extension scenarios or services.
  8. You see that the facet appears empty and the following message is displayed Properties of this field cannot be maintained.

Cause

This is the standard expected system behaviour.

Resolution

Extension field of type Formatted Text and Date/Time cannot be used on other extension scenarios.

Keywords

Adapt; Web Services; Extension; Extensibility; Error; , KBA , AP-RC-UIF-FLX , Page Layout & Key User Configuration , How To

Product

SAP Cloud for Customer add-ins all versions ; SAP Cloud for Customer core applications all versions