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2992487 - ToDoEntryV2 entity retrieving effectiveDate as chinese format


When you trigger a TodoEntryV2 call, the effective date field come with simplified Chinese format:

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SuccessFactors HXM Suite

  • OData API

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Trigger a TodoEntryV2 call, such as: TodoEntryV2?$select=wfRequestNav/wfRequestId,wfRequestNav/wfRequestUINav/subjectUserId,wfRequestNav/wfRequestUINav/operateUserId,wfRequestNav/wfRequestUINav/eventReason,wfRequestNav/wfRequestUINav/objectType,wfRequestNav/wfRequestUINav/subjectUserName,wfRequestNav/wfRequestUINav/effectiveDate,wfRequestNav/wfRequestUINav/operateDate&$expand=userNav,wfRequestNav/wfRequestStepNav,wfRequestNav/wfRequestUINav&$filter=status eq '2' and categoryId in '14' ,'17'&$format=json&$fileLocale=en_US
  2. Verify that the response comes with the field effectiveDate with a Chinese date format 


The API User calling the query has its language as Chinese at the BizX.


You can change the User that is currently triggering the call language for English, at Settings > Change language (exemplified at KBA 2567011 - How to change SuccessFactors BizX language - User language). After changing it to English, the date format will come as English date format, as shown below:

See Also

2567011 - How to change SuccessFactors BizX language - User language

SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central OData API: Reference Guide


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