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2170994 - Error Message "Please enter only valid Katakana characters" When Saving Bank Directory for Japanese Bank

Symptom

The case document is especially for Japanese customer.

The following error message pops up when you save a bank directory for Japanese bank.

Save failed

Please enter only valid Katakana characters

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign All Version, Japanese Bank

Reproducing the Issue

The issue can be reproduced with following steps:

  1. Go to Liquidity Management work center, view Master Data and sub view Bank Directory.
  2. Select New, then Bank Directory Entry.
  3. Input Bank Name and Bank Name (Katakana).
  4. Select Country as Japan.
  5. Select Save, then you get the error message, even though you input katakana in field Bank Name (Katakana).

Cause

Only half-width katakana is allowed to be input as bank name.

Resolution

You need to input half-width katakana in Bank Name (Katakana).

In normal cases, half-width katakana looks smaller than full-width ones.

Keywords

Bank Directory, Japan Bank, Katakana Characters , KBA , SRD-FIN-CLM , Cash and Liquity Managment , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions