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2826167 - Extension Field Of Data Type Web Address and E-mail Address Are Not Available For Defining Workflow Rule


Extension fields of data type Web Address and E-Mail Address are not available in "Define Conditions" while creating a Workflow Rule.


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Reproducing the Issue

Prerequisite: Two Extension Fields of Type "Web Address" and "E-mail Address" are created in Opportunity header view, which are to be used while creating Workflow rule.

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  1. Go to the Administrator Work Center.
  2. Select the view Workflow Rules.
  3. Click on New to create a new Workflow.
  4. Select the Business Object as Opportunity.
  5. Click on Next and go to the Define Conditions view.
  6. Click on Add Group.
  7. Look on to options available in Dropdown list in "Field", on Edit Condition Screen.
  8. Newly created extension field of Type "Web address" and E-mail address" are not available in drop down list.


Field Data of type "Web Address" and "E-mail Address" are not supported in workflow.


Extension field is of data Type "Web Address" and "E-mail Address" is not supported while defining workflow rules, due to which this field is not available while Creating workflow.

This is the expected behavior for the Workflow Scenario. In case you have a request for a different behavior, you may contact your implementation manager to help with such request or approach directly the SAP Cloud Service Center.

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