German Name Format does not Accept Accented Characters (Doc ID 2282537.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Human Resources - Version 9.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Employees names that contain á and ó characters cannot be saved when using the German Name Format; the following error message is displayed:

Only alpha character, hyphens and spaces are allowed. (6557,14)

Only alpha characters, hyphens and spaces are allowed (DBNA034).


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Main Menu > Workforce Administration > Personal Information > Biographical > Modify a Person
2. Click 'Edit Name' push button for German Employee, and enter name as shown in their Passport: András
3. Save changes and note the above error is displayed

Changes

 

Cause

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