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2911827 - b2005: MDF - Default Labels for MDF System Fields


Where/When to Use: MDF system fields default label was same as system fields name, in such case either customer need to defined the label for these fields or module team need to define.
However, MDF will provide default for the MDF system fields provided customer or module team has not override.


  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite
  • Metadata framework (MDF)


MDF system fields now have default labels.

User-defined labels have higher priority over default labels. Please note that in some pre-delivered objects, default label isn’t set for some of the fields.

Previously, MDF system fields didn't have default label, which resulted in field names being shown as labels.

See Also

2841521 - effectiveEndDate or mdfSystemEffectiveEndDate field in the MDF objects.

2646360 - How to change the appearance of effectiveStartDate field in PP3.


MDF-32140, mdf system fields, system fields, mdfsystem, pre delivered fields, b2005, 2005, release , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF-OBJ , Object Definition & Field Related Issues , Product Enhancement


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite 2005