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German Name Format does not Accept Accented Characters and Throws an "Only alpha character, hyphens and spaces are allowed. (6557,14)" Error (Doc ID 2282537.1)

Last updated on JUNE 22, 2022

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Human Resources - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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

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




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