SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2583472 - Is it possible to change field size of text fields on candidate profile - Recruiting Management


This article descibes if it is possible to change the size a field is displayed on candidate profile screen.

Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental.


SuccessFactors Recruiting Management (RCM) - All versions


Today, in the way the system is designed, there is no option to change the size of a field on candidate profile. The system defines the size of the field that will be displayed on the screen based on the screen resolution.

Text fields is a single line of alphanumeric text with a 100-character limit (character limit and display are nonconfigurable)

Field type of textarea is an alphanumeric text with a 256-character limit, shown as a 100-character-wide box, however, this size can be configured in real time by the candidate, this adjustment is kept just for the candidate session. (character limit and display are non-configurable).

Text field example:

field syze.png

Textarea field:


NOTE: Background elements just have the text fields and the character limit is defined in the candidate profile template. The box size is also not editable/configurable on screen.


background text field, field size, box size, candidate profile , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , LOD-SF-RCM , Recruiting Management , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting all versions