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3360405 - Not possible to use standard guideline fields in custom fields formula


User wants to use standard guideline fields (lump sum, lump sum 2 and merit) in custom fields formula. This is not supported.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to compensation home
  2. Select the template 
  3. Go to design worksheet
  4. Create a custom field
  5. Put the column ID of the standard guideline field (lump sum,lump sum2 or merit) in the custom field's formula
  6. Launch a worksheet
  7. You will see in the form that the custom column is populated with N/A instead of the standard column's values



Expected behavior.


This is not supported by the system, so the fields display N/A instead of values.


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