After the Q4 b1911 release the Legacy picklist are displaying alphabetically.
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SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
Reproducing the Issue
Both provisioning settings are disabled "sort picklists alphabetically" and "Sort Picklist Columns Based On Labels" however picklists are still displaying alphabetically 2088629 - How to change the picklist order? - SuccessFactors Platform
This is currently an issue in the b1911 Production release which engineering are currently investigating.
This is currently a known issue which following 1911 Production release, Internal investigation is ongoing to validate if expected behavior or confirmed defect - Internal reference PLA-11665
We will keep the KBA update with RCA
STE-13159 , PLA-11665 , RCM-72496 , Picklists showing alphabetically, , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-PCK , Picklist Management Issue , Problem