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2493025 - How to show a custom field displayed in workflow? EC TimeOff


How to show a custom field displayed in the "Approval Requests" pop-up screen.

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Employee Central

Time Off


Go to Admin Center-> Configure Object Definition-> Select 'Picklist'.

Create New-> Picklist

Name it as per your requirement, enter its external code and effective start date.

Enter the unique external codes and values of the picklist.

YesNo MDF picklist.PNG

Go to Admin Center-> Configure Object Definition -> Select 'Object Definition'.

Search and select "EmployeeTime" object->Make Correction-> create custom field.

In "Valid Values Source" enter the MDF picklist's external Code.

cust field in EmployeeTime.PNG

Now apply a leave and verify in the pending workflow. This new field will appear.

Half day indicator.PNG

Please note that this field cannot be displayed in workflow overview. The workflow overview cannot be modified for any of the Employee Central feature workflows and there is no workaround possible.

If this is your requirement then please raise an enhancement request.

Workflow request approval pop up.PNG


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