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2581707 - What is the difference between "equals" and "matches"?

Symptom

What is the difference between "equals" and "matches" Operators in the Assignment Profile rules?

Environment

SuccessFactors Learning Management System (LMS)

Resolution

The logic function for both Operators is the same the difference is in the usage. There is no field in which both Operators are offered as for some fields only the "equals" is offered, mostly for the referenced ones, and for others, mostly free text ones, only "matches" is offered.

Keywords

Operator, Assignment Profile Rules, Equals, Matches, Function, Behavior, Difference , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-ASP , LMS AP , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions