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2586249 - Limit the number of entries for background elements in candidate profile


Is it possible to limit the number of entries for each background element in the candidate profile?


  • SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting
  • Candidate Profile


The system should allow only as many entries as defined in the maximum entries section in the Background element section.  The +button dissapears once the max-etnries reached the configured number on Template.

SuccessFactors clients need to contact their Implementation Partner for doing xml change/update.

Sample: <background-element id="outsideWorkExperience" type-id="4" max-entries="#" sensitive="false">

Or On BizX in Manage Templates
a. Admin Center on Search Tool - Manage Templates
b. Manage Templates click on Candidate Profile
c. On Candidate Profile on Data Field Background element you can set the Maximum Entries: #

See Also

KBA 2090228 - How to submit enhancement requests for SAP SuccessFactors products


Background elements, Candidate Profile, max-entries, , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-CAN , General Candidate Issues (not Offers, not Profiles) , Product Enhancement


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