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2725477 - Custom Fields and Logic Error with Duplicate Name

Symptom

Error while creating a new custom field in the Custom Fields and Logic app:

Name <ID of Custom Field> is not valid. It is already in use.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

This may happen while creating a new custom field in Custom Fields and Logic

Cause

This can happen if there was an older field created, and then deleted, with the same ID

Resolution

  • Create a new field using a different ID to avoid this error
  • There are also plans to change this behaviour, allowing custom fields to have the same ID as a deleted field, but there is no timeline for that change

Keywords

KBA , BC-SRV-APS-EXT-FLD , Custom Fields , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811