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2281598 - How to search for user names with special characters by typing

Symptom

Admin cannot search for specific users whose names contain special characters :

Examples:

  • Andersen, Christian Østergaard
  • Burdziuk, Jarosław
  • Боровской, Андрей

Environment

Learning Management System (LMS)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Try to type "ostergaard" to find Andersen, Christian Østergaard.
  2. No results are showing up.

Cause

The system uses UTF-8 characters set and will display search results for those characters.

Resolution

After testing we can confirm that these users can be found by simply copying the special characters from another source into the LMS search to find the users:

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Keywords

- searching for users with special characters, - how to search for users with special characters UTF-8 set , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS , SuccessFactors Learning , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning 1511 ; SAP SuccessFactors Learning 1602 ; SuccessFactors Learning 1508