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3059381 - Could not find the child object error received when adding additional child


  • Custom object (Parent) with One to Many association with another custom object (child)
  • When adding a new child object where the same child object already exists UI throws the error "???Could not find the child object??"


SAP Successfactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

Example Scenario:

Custom object Language (Parent) with One to Many association with Language Types (child)

  1. user A already has few Language item added (English, German, French etc...) on their profile
  2. user click on the pencil icon to add more languages
  3. Click Add and fill the mandatory field for example English again (no errors)
  4. click Add again to add another language, if select English again the error comes up,
  5. if select any of the language already added the error comes up
  6. if select a new language there is no error


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KM-11327, MDF-36505,  , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF-OBJ , Object Definition & Field Related Issues , Known Error


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