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2713954 - Custom Embedded Component Opening in Edit Mode


You have added a custom EC to a screen. When you navigate to this facet, the screen opens in edit mode.


  • SAP Cloud for Customer
  • SAP Cloud Application Studio

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log into effected tenant.
  2. Open the screen experiencing the issue, for example, Account TI.
  3. Navigate to the custom facet.
  4. Observe the screen behavior. 

The TI now is showing in edit mode.


The cause of this behavior is that you have the property "Relevant for Work Protect" checked on events in the Custom EC, or the event is making changes to a bound DataField which has the property "Work Protect Relevant" set to True.

This property means that on call of the event or change of the field, the system will need to check if you want to Save to confirm changes made. The EC becomes "dirty" which means the UI shows in edit mode to anticipate the Save.


Please open this embedded component in the UI Designer. Click the Display/Edit mode and uncheck the property on the events in the Controller tab and/or, in the DataModel tab, set the property of the DataFields to False.

Save and Activate the EC and then return to the UI. You will need to re-log into the system.


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