2484254 - How to set the UK date format in Forms

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2484254 - How to set the UK date format in Forms

Symptom

Date format is wrong in the form, Even though the language is selected in super admin is en_GB

Environment

Successfactor HCM  Suite

Successfactor Onboarding 

Reproducing the Issue

1)Access the instance

2) Generate any form which has the date field

3) Notice that date format of the date field is in US format MM/DD/YYYY

Cause

Configuration need to  be changed 

Resolution

1) Go to Super Admin.

2) Locate the Form and Date field ( for eg: Date of birth).

3) Modify the format as shown in the below screen shot

     a) delete the HR Data Key

     b) Manually enter the data as shown below {HRDataKey,DateFormat=dd/MM/yyyy}

Uk date format.png

4) Go to Onboarding from BizX

5) Go to Settings>PDF Form 

6) Locate the form and field and select the HRDateKey in "Input value" section, and click on update.

Input Value.png

Please note in somce cases the date field will be in "Read Only" status and you will not be able to edit, In that case please create a ticket by providing the Form Name and Date field Name. We need to change the properties in server.

Keywords

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Product

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