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2289364 - "Changes failed. Data field label is missing" error when saving Define Employee Field


When Clicking "Save" in Define Employee Fields, error message "Changes failed. Data field label is missing" is displayed and prevent you from saving anything.




BizX Any version;

Reproducing the Issue

1. Navigate by Admin Center>Employee Profiles>Define Employee Fields

2. Perform any change, then Click "Save"

3. Error "Changes failed.Data field label is missing" is showing, Save can not be applied.


Data field label for default locale(current locale) is missing for one or more fields in this page.


Please check if any data field in this page has a blank label under the current locale. Just like below status:


Click the global icon, then you can find label translation for this particular field under current locale is missing (which is required)


Please check all the fields in this page to make sure no required label translation is missing.

The problem should be resolved after above correction.


Data field,label,missing,error,Define Employee Field , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT , Platform Foundational Capabilities , Problem


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