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2166619 - Learning: How to activate User custom columns in Assignment Profile attribute list?


  • If you have created an User custom column, it is not appearing in attribute list of Assignment Profile
  • How to activate User custom columns in Assignment Profile


  • SuccessFactors Learning

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to Learning Admin application.
  2. Go to System Admin > Custom Columns > User and click Add New link.
  3. Enter Column Number and Label, and then click Add button.
  4. Go to any Assignment Profile and click Manage Rules link.
  5. Click Add Rule button.
    => You cannot find the new custom column created in step 3 in Select Attribute drop-down list box.


  • It occurs because the Assignment Profile Synchronization process did not run yet.
  • The Assignment Profile Synchronization process not only checks users for attributes but also activates the columns in the Assignment Profile.


Go to System Admin > Automatic Process> Assignment Profile Synchronization to run it once.

See Also

2338241 - Records that can be used as attributes in assignment profile


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