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3400431 - Define the PDF file name format - Compensation Advanced Settings


This KBA aims to clarify what file's name we are defining with the  "Define the PDF file name format" in Compensation Home, when going into Plan Settings/Advanced Settings.


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Compensation

Reproducing the Issue

  • Go to Compensation Home
  • Select a template
  • Go to Plan Settings
  • Settings/Advanced Settings
  • There you will find the following option "Define the PDF file name format"
  • This will have a default and a Custom setting. (By clicking "View List of Available Variables" you can see additional info on this feature:)

Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental. 


The option "Define the PDF file name Format" in Advanced Settings is used to Specify the Form Title & Creation ID. There is a possibility to download the worksheet's data in a PDF file in compensation, and this option is designed to customize that file's name.


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SAP SuccessFactors Compensation all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions


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