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2317335 - Name Format support in Employee Profile and User Directory - Employee Profile


  • People Profile and Employee Directory now reflect the name format you have configured in Employee Central.
  • Name formats can vary from country to country and, if you are using Employee Central, you can configure a different name format for different locations. Previously, the configured name format was only displayed in the employee’s Personal Information record. Now, the same name format appears in the People Profile page header and in Directory search results


  • All HCM Version / Employee Central

Reproducing the Issue



  • Enable Name format
  • Enable People Search on Alternate Fields
  • Please contact CS team to enable the feature


KBA , LOD-SF-EP , Employee Profile , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , How To


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