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2160567 - How to setup UK date format - dd/mm/yyyy - in Date Format field in Panel Designer. Onboarding – All versions.

Symptom

  • Want to setup UK date format dd/mm/yyyy in panel designer.
  • Can we change the date format inside panel in UK format?

Environment

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Service
  • SF HCM Onboarding

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to Onboarding. Go to settings >> Panels.
  2. Create a new panel using panel designer. Add Date field
  3. Click on the date field and go to properties. Search date format dropdown. You can’t see UK date format dd/mm/yyyy.

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Cause

  1. UK Locale missing in Super Admin >> Locale
  2. UK locale is wrongly setup in the locale in Super Admin

Resolution

  1. Log in to Super Admin. Go to Locale.

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      2. Since UK locale setup is missing. We have to add Locale and create a new locale with code: en-GB – English(United Kingdom)

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     3. You can add more locales similar to UK, you have to choose different locale in the code drop doen as per your requirement and follow the same step.

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     4. Note: The above configuration will not add a new date format in the panel. To view this login to Onboarding >> Settings >> Panels. You will see no changes.

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      5. The date control does not have UK format, even you added UK local. The date format will be automatically changed to UK, when during the process you change language.

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Keywords

KBA , LOD-SF-OBD , Onboarding , How To

Product

SuccessFactors Onboarding 1305 ; SuccessFactors Onboarding 1308 ; SuccessFactors Onboarding 1311 ; SuccessFactors Onboarding 1405 ; SuccessFactors Onboarding 1408