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2230597 - Change Data Type of any pre-defined field in Position object

Symptom

It is possible to change Data Type of pre-defined fiels in Position Object definition?
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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

Cause

Currently, it is not supported to change data types of the pre-defined fields. If they try to do so, the following error message will pop up.

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Resolution

The custom fields of their desired Data Type can be used to fulfill the requirement.

Keywords

Position, Criticality, Object Definition, Data Type, Change, field, custom , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-POS , Position Management , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions