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2387806 - Choose an alternative label for rating field does not work in Summary section - Performance Management


In the Summary section, changing the Overall Form Rating label via the option Choose an alternate label for the rating field does not work.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Admin Center > Manage Templates > Select the form template.
  2. Click Edit Fields and Sections > select Summary section.
  3. Enter the new label in Choose an alternate label for the rating field.
  4. Launch a new form and notice that the label is not updated.

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  • Currently, Manage Template tool does not have an option to edit the Overall Form Rating label in the Summary section.
  • For other sections, we use the <rating-label> attribute to set the label and in the UI this could be set via the "Choose an alternate label for the rating field".
  • In Summary section, to change Overall Form Rating label, we use the attribute <overall-rating-label>.


To update the Overall Form Rating label in the Summary secition, this has to be configured via the form template XML by adding the below code:

<overall-rating-label><![CDATA[Put overall rating label here]]></overall-rating-label>

Where is the attribute added? Please refer to the following DTD order:
<!ELEMENT summary-sect (summary-sect-name, summary-sect-intro?, fm-sect-config?, action-permission*, field-permission*, official-rating-permission*, fm-sect-scale?, summary-rating?, cal-summary-rating?, unadjusted-overall-summary-rating?, overall-rating-label?, calc-rating-label?, unadjusted-calc-rating-label?, group-matrix-other-label?, show-gap-competencies-in-summary?, allow-close-individual-gap-in-summary?, show-gap-behaviors-in-summary?, show-behaviors-in-summary?, show-cdp-wizard-button?, fm-element*, fm-comment*)>

Note: in order to make changes in the XML, please contact your Implementation Partner. If you don't have a Partner, you can find for SAP Certified Partners via the SAP Partner Finder or, alternatively, speak with your Account Executive or Customer Engagement Executive about Professional Services options. On this specific scenario, you can also contact SAP Cloud Support via case requesting this change. For more information on Software Change Requests, please kindly refer to KB Article 2250186 - SCR Form: XML Software Change Requests for PM / 360 Reviews Performance Processes / Templates.

See Also

KBA 2250186 - SCR Form: XML Software Change Requests for PM / 360 Reviews Performance Processes / Templates


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