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2613589 - LMS - Q1 2018 - Credit Type (References)


How to create Credit Types in LMS?


SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management System - b1802 and higher

Reproducing the Issue

Admin should be able to add, view , update, delete Credit types from References > Learning > Credit Type



1. Make sure that Custom Credits are enabled. Set System admin >Configuration > Module Tab > Advanced Component > CustomCredits.enabled=true

2. Make sure that the Admin has the proper workflows to perform the tasks:

i. Search Credit type workflow : for searching credit type.

ii. Add credit type workflow : for adding a new credit type by the "add new" link.

iii. View Credit type workflow : for accessing the Credit type in view mode.

iv. Edit Credit type workflow : Editing the domain, active status, descritpion for a Credit type


How To Add a Credit Type: 

i. Login as admin.

ii. Go to References > Learning >Credit type.

iii. Click on the 'add new' link .

iv. Enter Description, value and credit type ID.

v. Click on the apply changes.



i. Credit Type ID's can contain special characters.

ii. Credit Type Descriptions can contain special characters.

iii. Credit Type ID's max character limit is 30 characters.

iv. Credit type Description's max character limit is 40 characters.

v. Credit type ID is unique and can't have multiple instances.

See Also

LMS - Q1 2018 - Credit Category

LMS - Q1 2018 - Assign Credit Type and Credit Category to an Item


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