SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2788861 - Date format locale does not work in Onboarding Email Notification

Symptom

Date format locale does not work in Onboarding e-mail Notification

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

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Configured Locale like en-GB from super admin.
  2. Use {WOTCStartDate, formatdate=long, locale=en-GB} in notification
  3. en-GB format locale does not reflect in sent e-mail 

Cause

To make the Locale date format effective, you also need to make the locale consistent with Notifications->e-mail-> Edit->Locale

Resolution

  1. Go to Notifications
  2. Find the Notification > Highlight and click e-mail
  3. Edit > Locale
  4. Check the Locale there if consistent with the locale you defined from {WOTCStartDate, formatdate=long, locale=en-GB}

    2019-05-07_9-31-57.jpg
  5. {WOTCStartDate, formatdate=long, locale=en-GB}- Month in British English (Ex: April 14,2016)
  6. {WOTCStartDate, formatdate=mediumNoYear, locale=en-GB}- Date without year (Ex: April 14)

Keywords

Onboarding, ONB, Date format locale, Onboarding e-mail Notification , KBA , LOD-SF-OBD-EML , Emails and Notifications , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1811