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2219739 - What is the field Salary Notes and how to enable it - Compensation Management


What is that little chat box in the worksheets in the side of the employees' names?

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Those are the Salary Notes: they can be modified by the current planner of the form in order to provide any kind of notes to the specific employee.

Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental.


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Reproducing the Issue

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If the forms don't have the Salary Notes field enabled, how can this be done?


  1. Go to the specific template
  2. Plan Setup
  3. Design Worksheet
  4. Add Column
  5. Standard

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  1. Select the field Salary Notes
  2. Click on Done

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When you add it, this field will be automatically placed in the first fields ordering

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Launch a form and you'll now see the chart boxes.

To add a note just click on it and a popup screen will appear

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Worksheet, Salary Notes, planner, Design Worksheet, column , KBA , LOD-SF-CMP-FRM , Forms & Templates , How To


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