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2834968 - Is It Possible To Restrict A Time Sheet Validation Only On The Submit Button?


  • How to have a validation for Time Sheet which triggers only when the employee click on the 'Submit' button?
  • The validation should not execute when employee click in the 'Save Draft' button.


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central – Time Sheet

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Employee Profile.
  2. Go to Time Sheet.
  3. Select a number of hours for a day less than the value expected as defined in the validation and then click"Save Draft".
  4. Validation error is displayed according to the validation defined.
  5. Click "Submit" then the validation error also is displayed.


  • Current system version does not support to configure a validation only for the 'Submit' button.
  • Once you have defined a validation it will apply to both buttons: Save Draft and Submit.

See Also

2527846 - Examples of Time Sheet Business Take Rule or Validation Rule-EC

2658263 - Time Sheet Validation To Have At least 8 Hours Per Day


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