SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2343649 - Document Generation - Country field is not translated.


  • Direct mapping the country field (for example country of birth) is not being translated when running a document generation template.
  • All other fields are translated correctly.
  • Also the country field is translated correctly directly within Employee central portlets.


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Cloud
  • Employee Central
  • Documentation Generation

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to your instance
  2. Create a new documentation Generation template and add country tag to this template
  3. Create new template mapping (direct mapping) to country of birth field.
  4. Make sure you have a language selected other than English.
  5. Now generate a document based on this template
  6. Note how the resulting template has country field still in English


  • This is currently considered a defect.


  • This is targetted to be fixed in version 1608.


JIRA ECT-53778 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1602