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2348204 - Expected Behavior - Date Format for Custom Column/Fields Not Allowed


  • Assignment profiles are not allowing rules to use date operators for custom column/fields
  • The calendar selector icon is not an option for custom columns/fields
  • Unable to enforce date format entering dates into a custom column/fields


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to System Administration > Custom Fields > User and then select Add New at the top of the page
  2. Add a new custom field called Test Date
  3. Proceed to a User record and find the custom field
  4. There is no calendar select icon
  5. Now go to an assignment profile and add a new rule in the Rules tab
  6. Add a new rule for your custom field
  7. The operator selectors for this column are for strings and not dates


Custom fields do not support date formats


Custom fields can only be used as open text fields or referenced text fields

See Also


date, numberical, column, lms, assignment profile, operator, operators, manage, rules, format SF SuccessFactors Learning numeric data datatype not a valid month, field , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-COR , LMS Core - Items, Catalog, Curricula , LOD-SF-LMS , Learning Management System , Problem


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