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2084185 - Manage Data - Guidelines - Default Value Not Updating on Live Worksheet After Guideline Change - Compensation


  • Describes normal behavior of populating default guideline value for live worksheets in either Merit or Lumpsum fields.
  • You have Enable Guidelines Optimization checked. After launching compensation forms you added few new guidelines and performed Update compensation form for template but still the default amount that should appear in the Merit/lumpsum columns are not appearing.


  • Compensation


  • Working as designed. Default values for Merit or Lumpsum only populate when the worksheet is launched.


  • If guidelines are updated later, then the guideline cloumn will update, but each manager will need to manually enter the new value for people on the worksheet. Default values will not be added to worksheets after guideline changes for live forms to protect any data managers have already entered.
  • If there is no values entered by the plannerss and you wish to have the default values appear on the form as per the Guidelines you would have to remove the person from the form and then add him/her back.



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