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CDS Last modified by or created by showing as DateTime data type

When I create a new identity in CDS the two Standard fields 'Last modified by' and 'Created by' show as data type "Text", as it should be. However when I click 'Save Entity' these two fields change data type to "DateTime". Is this a known bug?

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Hi sal27562,


I can reproduce this issue on my side. When creating an entity, the data type of “Last modified by” and “Created by” is Text, while after saving the entity, the data type of these two fields change to DateTime. Create an app based on this entity, these two fields are blank, there is no value for them.



I open several old entities I created before, the data type of these two fields are proper and there are value for these two fields on app.


I will be going to report this issue on my side and back to you once I got any response.



Best regards,
Mabel Mao

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Thank you Mabel for the quick response,


I also have entities that I created a while ago and they are working correctly like you mentioned in your response. I hope you can resolve this soon.



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