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3394444 - History Portlets - Selected Record background Colour Changed after the 2H 2023 Release


The background colour of each title where the effective date is located in the history of each portlet is now a different colour for example grey

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - EP UI


Reproducing the Issue

1. Go to employee profile

2. Navigate to any portlet ( ex Job Information / Personal Information )

3. Noticed that the background colour of the selected record where the effective date is located in the history has changed colour 


In the 2H 2023 Release an enhancement to how the background colour is set was made. 
This means you may need to take a follow up action detailed below to change the colour if needed. 

The colour is no controlled by the Theme Setting under Tables and Lists > Row background colour - selected


To change the background colour you need to update your theme:

  1. Navigate to Theme Manager 
  2. Select the Theme Name for your default Theme
  3. Expand the section Fine Tune 
  4. Expand the section Tables and Lists
  5. In the setting Row background colour - selected set the desired colour


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