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2615257 - Manage Business Configuration: How to enable different Global Info views based on Person Type for Custom Fields (Employee and Dependent)


How to enable different Global Info views based on Person Type for Custom Fields (Employee and Dependent)

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • Employee Central - Dependents Management
  • Employee Central - Job Information
  • Employee Central - Employment Information


You can now enable different UI views for Global Information based on the Person Type (Employee / Dependent).

This functionality allows you to show/hide Custom Fields for different Person Types.

How To

  1. Navigate to Admin Center > Manage Business Configuration
  2. Under Employee Central > HRIS Elements > expand "globalInfo" and then expand the globalInfo_ for the country you wish to hide Custom Fields for a Person Type
  3. Click "Create New UI Config"
  4. Select the Person Type (Employee or Dependent)
  5. Click Save
  6. Click Take Action > Make Correction
  7. Set the "Enabled" flag for the new UI to "Yes".
  8. Set the "Enabled" flag to "No" for the Custom Fields you wish to hide
  9. Click Save

If you are unable to see the Employee Central > globalInfo HRIS Element in the list then you likely do not have permission to this object. Therefore please refer to 2615255 - How to secure Manage Business Configuration objects - for further information on BCUI object security.


  • This feature does not allow you to hide or alter configuration of Generic Field types. Attempting to do so will result in an error pop-up when saving advising that the Generic String cannot be modified. E.g: genericString2 cannot be modified.
  • The same is true for Person Types under JobInfo and employment Info elements: the standard field attributes must be consistent across all Person Types. For CSF Person Type custom fields, the field attributes must also be the same, except for label and enabled.

See Also

2615255 - How to secure Manage Business Configuration objects


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