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2638457 - How to update a label with a blank value


In the SAP SuccessFactors LMS system you want to have a blank Label value. When clearing the Label field and clicking Save you get the error -

Validation Error

You must correct the following error(s) before proceeding:

  • Label Value is required


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access the LMS Administration and click - References -> Geography -> Labels.
  2. Choose the Label you want to blank.
  3. Access the Label and click Locales. Choose the Locale you want to have blank, remove the text and save. Error appears.


Label cannot be saved with a blank value.


As a workaround the string -   can be used. This will change the Label to a blank space.

Blank space.PNG

Point of note - The blanking of a Label should be fully tested in the LMS instance. A Label can be used in many places in the instance.


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