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2348204 - Date Format for Custom Column SuccessFactors Learning

Symptom

  • Assignment profiles are not allowing rules to use date operators for custom columns
  • The calendar selector icon is not an option for custom columns
  • Unable to enforce date format entering dates into a custom column

Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to System Config > Custom Columns > User and then select Add New at the top of the page
  2. Add a new custom column called Test Date
  3. Now go to a user and view the details by clicking View All
  4. Scroll down to the new column that you have created, there is no calendar icon to select a date
  5. Now go to an assignment profile and click manage rules
  6. Add a new rule for your custom column
  7. The operator selectors for this column are for strings and not dates

Cause

Custom columns do not support date formats

Resolution

Custom columns can only be used as open text fields or referenced text fields

See Also

  • An Enhancement Request exists to add in numeric and date datatypes for Custom Columns:
  • Please vote this idea up and add comments that will help Product Management in considering this feature request

Keywords

date, numberical, column, lms, assignment profile, operator, operators, manage, rules, format SF SuccessFactors Learning numeric data datatype ORA-01843 not a valid month , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-COR , LMS Core - Items, Catalog, Curricula , LOD-SF-LMS , SuccessFactors Learning , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions