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2844049 - Formatted Address visibility in Address section of Dependents and Primary Emergency Contact portlets


The field "Formatted Address" shows in Address section below portlets when there is address maintained even though this field is not configured in Manage Business Configuration or anywhere in the Data Model:

  • Dependents Portlet

  • Primary Emergency Contact portlet
    primary contact.png

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - People Profile 3
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Home Address

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to an employee's profile
  2. Scroll down to "Dependents" portlet and/or "Primary Emergency Contact" portlet.
  3. Edit to add "address" information to an existing Dependent/Primary Emergency Contact, or to add a new record with "address informaiton" details.
  4. Save
  5. Check the detials of the portlet, the Formatted Address field is showing even though this field is not configured in Manage Business Configuration or anywhere in the Data Model.


The "Formatted Address" is intended for "Simple Address Format" feature.

Current Logic:

If "Dependents" and/or "Primary Emergency Contact" portlets does not maintain any address, "Formatted Address" will not show. Else, if "Dependents" and/or "Primary Emergency Contact" portlet maintain an "address information" and the "Simple Address Format" is not configured, then "Formatted Address" field will show with an empty/null value.

To know how to setup the "Simple Address Format", see KBA 2418100 - Address Format in Address Portlet does not appear correctly in view mode.

If the "Simple Address Format" is configured, then it will show what was configured in the SimpleAddressFormat.
Configuration of SimpleAddressFormat in Manage Data:
Output in People Profile:
Formatted Address sample.png


There is an existing Enhancement Request in place to change this behavior, however, there is no timeline of when this enhancement will be implemented.

See Also

2418100 - Address Format in Address Portlet does not appear correctly in view mode.
2401993 - PP3 - Address Field Labels are Missing in View Mode.


ECT-124849, ECT-124945, Formatted Address, Formatted Address visibility, formatted-address, Dependents, Dependents Details, Contact Information, Primary Emergency Contact, Primary Emergency Contact Details, Simple Address Format, People Profile, PP3, Address, Home Address, null, empty, visibility , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-PER , Person Data (All Person Data Types) , LOD-SF-EC-LOC , Localization & Country Specifics (EC Core) , Product Enhancement


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