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2277178 - Percentage rounding up on amount change and vice versa not giving exact amount

Symptom

On the Compensation Portlet, when the field "Change percent" is not the exact percentage based on the field "Change amount", the fields "Change amount" and "Total amount" get updated incorrectly.
A good example is Annual salary of 60,000 and "Change amount" of 5000 with "Change percent" of 8.33 as seen in the screen shots.

Environment

Employee Central - Compensation Information

Reproducing the Issue

On the Compensation Portlet:
1. Input a "Change amount".
2. "Change percent" and "Total Amount" are calculated.
3. Hit tab key from "Change amount" to "Change percent".
4. When the "Change percent" is not the exact percentage based on "Change amount", the "Change amount and "Total amount" get updated incorrectly.
5. A good example is Annual salary of 60,000 and "Change amount" of 5000 with "Change percent" of 8.33.
6. Please find the below screen shots for more details :

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Cause

The default rounding of percentage is always set to two decimals which is the cause of this behavior.

Resolution

If you need to change the amount based on percentage, please enter all decimals required for the exact percentage.

In the given example, enter the percentage like 8.3332% then you would see the increment of amount =~5000.

Keywords

Calculator issue compensation percentage precision percentage percentage rounding , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-CMP , Comp Info,Recurring & Non Recurring , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1702 ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1705