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2498522 - Creating Skills through manage job profile import/export with special characters

Symptom

Importing skills through manage job profile import/export under admin tools

Environment

  • SuccessFactors Job Profile Builder

Reproducing the Issue

Create a skills through the import with the description field containing the special characters.

Resolution

1. When we Create a skills through the import with the description field containing the special characters, we need to update the import file with special characters.

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2. Once the import is successful the new created skills will dispaly correctly under mange job profile content > skills

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3. If we perform the export of the newly created skills through manage job profile import/export the special characters in the csv file will be automatically converted to html tags in the  export file

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4. Even if we create the skill manually with special characters when we perform the export of the created skills through manage job profile import/export the special characters in the csv file will be automatically converted to html tags in the  export file.

5. Do take note that the content in the description field will be displayed as a paragraph and you need to choose the file  encoding as Unicode(UTF-8) since you are using special characters.

Keywords

  • Creating a skill in job profile builder
  • Special characters in skill description
, KBA , LOD-SF-EP-JPB , Job Profile Builder , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions