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2596478 - PP3: Propagation via Business Rules / XML not Working on Hidden Fields


  • Fields in Add New Employee Wizard not populated by Business Rules when hidden.
  • onChange Business Rules not propagating values to hidden fields in Add New Employee Wizard.
  • We have defined onChange Rules / XML Propagation Rules to update fields that are not visible to some of our employees
  • The same rule is working fine in the V12 UI, but not People Profile 3.

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  • Employee Central – Business Rules
  • Employee Central – New Hire Wizard


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1611 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1702 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1705 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1708 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1711 ; SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central 1802


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