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2898542 - User Custom Column reference fields displaying in dropdown

Symptom

User Custom Column reference fields can only be displayed in dropdown in user profile on admin side. Customers often have custom columns containing too many reference field values to display in a dropdown, so, therefore have a requirement for a picker to be used instead.

Environment

SAP Success Factors Learning Management System (LMS)

Reproducing the Issue

Check reference field (with reference values) in user profile on admin side and reference values appear in dropdown.

Resolution

To change to picker you need to disable in the dropdown property in Search Selector "Custom Column User Reference":

  1. Go to System Config > Configuration > Search Selectors > Custom Column User Reference > Edit
  2. Find property: "dropDownEnabled=true"
  3. Change to "dropDownEnabled=false"
  4. Apply changes.

If you would like to change non-reference custom columns to be displayed as dropdown (they are defaulted to be displayed as picker), you need to edit the same "dropDownEnabled" property in Search Selector "Custom Column User".

See Also

 2074821 - LMS: How can I change the search filters so it contains drop down menus?

Keywords

SAP; SuccessFactors; Learning; LMS; Search Selectors; Custom Columns; reference; non-reference; dropdown , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-ADM , Admin Tools , LOD-SF-LMS , Learning Management System , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions