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Cannot localize ‘Enter a Short Description’ validation message



The users observe they cannot localize the ‘Enter a Short Description’ validation message using a Field Value.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create an Activity to set the validation message on a property using ‘A short description is required’ message rule.
  2. Create a Field Value to localize the message string.
  3. Run the process such that validation fires.
  4. See that the original message is shown, not the expected localized one.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules


Apply HFix-34012.
The Hotfix contains a new pyAShortDescriptionIsRequired message rule and StandardValidate rule. Save the message rule in application ruleset and localize the message

Published May 25, 2017 - Updated June 7, 2017

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