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2648754 - Language Translation Option Missing After Enabling a Language from Provisioning


After recently enabling a language from provisioning, the translation field for this language is missing, for example in Manage Business Configuration or Configure Object Definitions

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  • Metadataframework


This can be caused by a field visibility issue or a deployment issue.


  1. Navigate to the "Translation" object in Configure Object Definitions
  2. Check if the field for your local is listed, such as en_US
  3. If listed check that the visibility of the field is "Editable", if not set to "Editable" and save.
  4. If the field is not listed, the language was not fully deployed.
    You will need to disable the language in provisioning and re-enable it again to resolve.


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