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2074821 - How can I change the search filters so it contains dropdown menus?


There are times when a dropdown list of items may be helpful in a search page rather than the default search magnifying glass.

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  1. Navigate to System Administration > Configuration > "Search Selectors" >
  2. Locate the desired search selector you would like to update >
  3. At the bottom of the selector, there is code that can be updated to make the change >
  4. Change the "dropDownEnabled=false" to "dropDownEnabled=true" > Apply Changes.


Please note that the enablement of this configuration may affect the performance. If you have a huge number of entities to which you have "dropDownEnabled=true", the system will take longer to load pages related to this entity creation or edit.

Don't make this change if you have a large number of users/items, it will directly impact the performance.

For further guidance on the search selector changes, please reach out to the SAP team that delivers professional services (KBA 2149831).

See Also

SAP SuccessFactors Learning Administration Search Selectors

2149831 - SAP Professional Services / SAP Certified Partner / SAP Account Management Team [SuccessFactors Cloud]


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