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2883184 - No option to disable "Switch to Classic View" in Report Centre


  • Option to Switch to Classic View in Report Centre is still there despite removing any underlying RBP. 
  • Disable Switch to Classic View in Report Centre


  • SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Report Centre 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log into SuccessFactors;
  2. Remove RBP to all Classic Reporting Features;
  3. Log out of SuccessFactors;
  4. Log into SuccessFactors; 
  5. Navigate to Report Centre;
  6. Switch to Classic View still available in Report Centre. 


  • The switch to Classic View will still be enabled in all instances until all Classic Reporting tools have been sunset and there is no dependency on Classic Scheduler from other module teams.   Not applicable after the 2005(First Half 2020) Release


After the 2005 release, visibility and access to the 'Switch to Classic View' button can be controlled through RBP.

Only users with one or more of the following permissions will be able to see the Switch:

User Permissions > Reports Permission:

  • Classic Reports

  • List View

  • Spotlight View

  • Spreadsheet Reports

Or One or more of the 'Executive Review *' permissions under 'User Permissions > Compensation and Variable Pay'

To reiterate, any one of the above permissions will allow the user to view and access the 'Switch to Classic View' button

Note: It is possible to limit this option in instances with the B1911 release version.
Check the following KBA for the release schedule: 2846939 - SAP SuccessFactors 2020 Release Dates


Report Centre, Switch to Classic View, Classic Reporting, PPTC, List Views, Spotlight Views, Exports, Schedule, Legacy Reporting , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA , Analytics & Reporting (Ad Hoc, YouCalc, ORD) , LOD-SF-ANA-RCT , Report Center , Problem


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