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2757104 - Managing very large picklists

Symptom

  • When updating picklist the following issue appears: This picklist is too large to be displayed in this UI.
  • Picklist size for some of the common picklists exceeded 10000.

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

User attempts to manage specific picklists but face one of the following error messages: "This picklist is too large to be displayed in this UI" or "Picklist size for some of the common picklists exceeded 10000"

Resolution

In these cases, picklists must be reviewed offline. To do this use the Administration tools to export the picklist. Then review the details of the picklist in an external tool like Microsoft Excel.

To download Picklist Template please follow the below steps:

  1. Search Import and Export Data under the action search
  2. Under "
  3. On
  4. Click on Download

To download all the Picklists please follow the below steps:

  1. Search Import and Export Data under the action search
  2. Under "
  3. On
  4. Click on Export
  5. Go to Monitor Jobs and download the file

 After the changes inside the Picklist file, customer needs to Import the Picklist file, for this please folow the below steps:

  1. Search Import and Export Data under the action search
  2. Under "
  3. On this section, customer can choose to download a CSV file or the ZIP file and import them
  4. Go to Monitor Jobs and download the status file to see if import is successful

For questions related to how to work with picklist please follow the following link: Creating the MDF Picklist

Keywords

picklist, mdf, This picklist is too large to be displayed in this UI , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-PCK , Picklist Management Issue , LOD-SF-MDF-PKL , MDF Picklists , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite all versions