It is possible to change the text fields on employee profile portlets to become text areas rather than a standard text field, so we can increase the amount of characters that can be included in those fields. Text area fields will open a popup window, which allows users to have a more direct and convenient method to enter large sections of text.
- SuccessFactors Employee Profile
This enhancement is available for the V12 Background Element Portlets, and would allow users to visualize a larger box to type their texts. When you add a new row to the field, and click on the text box, an edit pop-up window will appear, where you would be able to type the text and visualize it, allowing for easier entry of large amounts of text.
To enable this functionality, it is necessary to go through a Configuration Change in the XML code of your instance. Please contact SuccessFactors Customer Success to apply the required changes.
This is how the text area field would appear in a portlet:
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