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2146070 - The Ad hoc report for GM is showing field headings from the wrong goal plan - Successfactors Goal Management



While attempting to create an Ad hoc report  for Goal Management, you notice that the headings for the report are incorrect and do not correspond to the headings in the goal plan.



  • Successfactors Application V11, V12 UI
  • Successfactors Goal Management V11, V12
  • Succesfactors Analytics: Ad Hoc Report Builder


Reproducing the Issue

When you generate an ad hoc report, you notice that one of the headings is showing the incorrect label or a label from a different goal plan.

If you have 2 goal plans and the scenario below

1.  For example in a goal plan called 2012 Goal management, the label of the metric field of the goal plan is Measure while your 2013 Goal plan, the metric field has the label Measurement.  

2.   You then generate an ad hoc report and notice that the label for metric is showing as Measure but you want it to be Measurement.


The Field Headings within the Ad hoc report for Goal Management is determined by the Labels in the top most Goal Plan based on Order of Appearance under manage templates.


  1. Go to admin tools->manage templates
  2. Navigate to the goal template tab
  3. Adjust the Sort order by clicking on the blue up or down arrows  so that the template who’s label you would like to appear in the ad hoc report is at the top.
  4. The field labels for the Template at the top of the sort order will also be the same field labels appearing in your ad hoc report for goal management



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