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2638457 - How to update a label with a blank value

Symptom

In the SAP SuccessFactors LMS system you want to have a blank Label value. When clearing the Label field and clicking Save you get the error -

Validation Error

You must correct the following error(s) before proceeding:

  • Label Value is required

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Learning - All versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access the LMS Administration and click - References -> Geography -> Labels.
  2. Choose the Label you want to blank.
  3. Access the Label and click Locales. Choose the Locale you want to have blank, remove the text and save. Error appears.

Cause

Label cannot be saved with a blank value.

Resolution

As a workaround the string -   can be used. This will change the Label to a blank space.

Blank space.PNG

Point of note - The blanking of a Label should be fully tested in the LMS instance. A Label can be used in many places in the instance.

Keywords

Label Id; Label Value; Label Type; Active Locale ID; Update label , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-LAN , Language Packs & Translation , LOD-SF-LMS , SuccessFactors Learning , LOD-SF-LMS-ADM , Admin Tools , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions