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2402081 - Date Format for Effective Start Date (effectivestartdate)


  • We would find that the format of Effective Start Date is different from the others on the same page when we are using some certain locale.For instance, when we choose the Simplified Chineses, we will find that the format of birth date is different from the Effective Start Date.

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  • Employee Center 1608



  • This particular symptom is an exception, system didn't support to change the date format of effectivestartdate.
  • Please submit an enhancement request if you want to have the format customization function for effectivestartdate.
  • Reference for creating an enhancement request :


KBA , LOD-SF-EC , Employee Central , Problem


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