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3002065 - [Custom MDF] How to display 'Decline' or 'Sendback' button in workflow page


For a custom MDF workflow, how to display 'Decline' or 'Sendback' button in Workflow Details page


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Metadata Framework (MDF)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. User initiates a workflow
  2. approver goes to Workflow Details page to check buttons display at the bottom of the workflow


Display "Decline" or "Sendback" button in Workflow Details page depends on the "Pending Data" settings of this custom MDF object.

  • If the pending data=Yes, the Workflow Details page will display "Sendback" button.
  • If the pending data=No, instead of "Sendback" button, "Decline" button will display in Workflow Details page.


Go to custom MDF object of this workflow, set Pending Data=YES or No to enable the corresponding button in Workflow Details page.

See Also

2484161 - SuccessFactors Metadata Framework (MDF) Guide


KBA , LOD-SF-MDF-OBJ , Object Definition & Field Related Issues , How To


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core 2011