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2730729 - How is the Date Format For Document Generation determined?

Symptom

  • How to change the date format in document generation?
  • How is the date format for document generation determined?

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors Employee - Document Generation

Resolution

  • The date format in the Document generation is determined by the language of the template and cannot be modified for a specific template.
  • Each template is associated with only one language.
  • To accommodate different languages, please create multiple copy of the same template and select the desired locale for each of these template as per your requirement of language/date format support.
  • Now select the locale of the document generation and template before generating document generation, as demonstrated in the screenshot below.

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Keywords

date format, document generation, employee central, SuccessFactors , KBA , language for document generation , date format in document generation , LOD-SF-EC-DPD , Dependents Management , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM Core all versions