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2794298 - Hide City and Country values in Location field drop down in Job Information


  • When editing a Job information record, City and Country values are displayed in Location field drop down in Job Information.
  • These values are being read from the Location Foundation Object.
  • Can this be disabled?

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite- All Versions
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - All Versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Take Action -> Change Job and Compensation Info -> Job Info
  2. The location field drop down displays the city and country

Location 1.png


This is because these fields are added as '<search-criteria>' on the Location Object in Corporate Data Model

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Remove the fields from the <search-criteria> block of Location Object from the Corporate Data Model and that will hide them from the UI on Job Info

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions