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:

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SELECT *
FROM PSMSGCATDEFN
WHERE MESSAGE_SET_NBR = '12345'
      AND MESSAGE_NBR = '12345';
 
SELECT *
FROM PSMSGCATDEFN
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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