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2317347 - How to enable Name Format for People Profile and Directory Search


How to enable Name Format for People Profile and Directory Search?

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Name Format


Since B1605 People Profile and Employee Directory now reflect the Name Format you have configured in Employee Central.


  1. Navigate to Provisioning-> Company Settings 
  2. Select the following options
  • "Enable Name Format" (2274066 - How to use Name Format functionality in Employee Central)


  • Enable People Search on Alternate Fields



Please open a Support case with SAP Cloud Product Support if you require any assistance in enabling Provisioning features and is no longer working with an implementation partner.

See Also

  • 2297189 - Name Format: Where in the UI is Name Format Respected?
  • 2295729 - Name Format: Changing the Name Format Assigned to Legal Entity will not dynamically update Formal Name for Employees
  • 2317335 - Name Format support in Employee Profile and User Directory - Employee Profile


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