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2092849 - How to create a Business Rule to validate data on change/save, and provide a Warning or Error message


  • We need to create a message that pops up when a certain field is not filled in, or to validate certain field criteria either on change or on save. 
  • We would like to validate whether a certain field is set correctly, or just prompt the end user to check to ensure certain data is filled out correctly in the EC portlet.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core
  • Employee Central


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions


EC , Success Factors , Raise Message , Error Message , Warning Message , Business Rule, import , KBA , sf employee , sf employee_central , raise message , LOD-SF-EC-RUL , Business Rules & Event Derivation , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , How To

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