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3104470 - Hijri Arabic Calendar is being shown instead of Gregorian Calendar in LMS


  • As an LMS User, when searching for courses from course calendar in Arabic locale, a Hijri Arabic Calendar is showing instead of Gregorian Calendar
  • As an LMS Admin with Arabic locale, the class record date picker is showing a Hijri Arabic Calendar instead of Gregorian Calendar


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Reproducing the Issue

  • As an LMS User:
    1.  Login as LMS user with Arabic Locale
    2.  Navigate to Learning
    3. Go to Library search
    4. Select instructor-led item
    5. Change to calendar view

  • As an LMS Admin
    1. Login as LMS Admin with Arabic Locale
    2. Navigate to Learning Activities
    3. Classes > search and edit any class
    4. Go to any field with a date picker (example: Registration Close Date)


There is no configuration for calendar type so calendar picked up the default configuration.


  • The design fix for the issue for the USER side was implemented via LRN-118281 - PTCH-36697.
  • There is an ongoing discussion for the enhancement fix for the ADMIN side. There is no tentative for the fix at the moment.
  • As a workaround on the ADMIN side, please use English in the meantime as your active locale.


SF, Success Factors, LMS, learning, Gregorian, Hijri Arabic Calendar, user, admin, date picker , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-ADM , System Admin, Global Variables, References , LOD-SF-LMS-SCH , Class - Scheduled Offerings , Product Enhancement


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