How to Edit a Message Catalog Definition – PeopleSoft

Editing a message catalog definition in PeopleSoft is pretty straight forward, simply browse to the following menu path:

PeopleTools > Utilities > Administration > Message Catalog

Enter your message set number into the prompt. Note that if you do not know your message set number you can use the following to find it:

  1. SELECT *
  2. FROM PSMSGCATDEFN
  3. WHERE MESSAGE_SET_NBR = '12345'
  4.       AND MESSAGE_NBR = '12345';
  5.  
  6. SELECT *
  7. FROM PSMSGCATDEFN
  8. WHERE MESSAGE_TEXT LIKE '%what your message is%';

Once you have your message simply edit the text and description appropriately then save!

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