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2847615 - b1908 - Time format fields changed to AM / PM Format instead of 24 Hours


You have noticed that after 1908 release the fields to display hours have changed in the absence request UI.

Prior to Q3 release it was possible to request absence in 24 hours format, however now you can only request in 12 hours format with AM/PM


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central (EC) - All Versions

  • Behavior present any custom field with Data Type;

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Pick any employee;
  2. Go to Administer Time;
  3. Start the creation of a new absence request;
  4. See that your custom field with type Time now only allow requests with 12Hours AM/PM format;


Release Defect


The time format usually repects the logged in user locale but after Q3 release there was a problem where time fields were not considering this anymore.

This was already solved by the engineering team is the fix version is planned to 1911 release.


wrong time format in custom fields time off in 12 hours format only ECT-124978 , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-TIM , Time Off , Bug Filed


SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core 1908