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2197595 - Cannot change name of Foundation Object in Admin Tools > Manage Organization, Pay and Job Structures

Symptom

When attempting to change the name of any Foundation Object (FO) in Admin Tools > Manage Organization, Pay and Job Structures, the title does not change in the portal.

In the example below, the name was changed from "North America, Central Region" to "North America, Central Region 2", however the title next to the Geo Zone did not change even though the Name was changed correctly.

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Reproducing the Issue

1.) Login as an administrator user or someone with access to the necessary Admin Tools
2.) Navigate to Admin Tools > Manage Organization, Pay and Job Structures
3.) Select any of the Foundation Objects (FO) and attempt to change the name

Cause

The issue happens because the translation for the object was not changed for the language the user is logged in with.

Resolution

To resolve the issue, after you edit the name of the Foundation Object (FO), select the translations icon next the name and edit the translation for each language being used.

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Keywords

FO name change , KBA , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core all versions