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2783962 - Custom MDF view/ display / Layout in PP3 - SuccessFactors Platform


  • Can we change the layout of a custom MDF portlet?
  • Change the layout to Horizontal.
  • View in Edit mode is different when it is displayed on the normal view.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Metadata Framework (MDF)
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Profile

Reproducing the Issue

  1. When checking Custom MDF view, display or layout is vertically displayed and, have to scroll down, and click on “Show More” to display more details.


  1. Can it be changed in a way, where all the fields are layout horizontal and are all visible?



This is the standard layout of custom MDF.

You may submit an influence ticket to suggest the layout you prefer:

2090228 - How to submit enhancement requests for SAP SuccessFactors products

See Also

2505832 - PP3 is displaying fields in vertical rather than horizontal


SuccessFactors; MDF Portlet; MDF fields; MDF Objects; Horizonal rows; Vertical rows; , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF , Metadata Framework , LOD-SF-MDF-UI , UI Config, Layout & Rules , LOD-SF-EP-PP3 , People Profile (PP3) , LOD-SF-PLT , Platform Foundational Capabilities , How To


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