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3459571 - Textarea field ignores line breaks and carriage return when in read-only view - Recruiting Management


If you are creating a list on a Textarea field on job requisition, the line breaks are not respected when in read-mode.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Recruiting>Job Requisitions
  2. Click on any job req
  3. Fill in textarea field with a numbered list for example:
  4. Save Changes
  5. Proxy as another user who only has read permission and see that the 3rd point does not respect the line break and has immediately followed the 2nd point:


Expected Bahviour


Textarea are not enabled for rich text format, which would accept carriage returns.

If you would like to have this functionality added to the system, please refer your scenario and business in the Influence Portal where our Product Management team will be analysing your case and if successfully voted and approved, can be implemented in further product releases. Please refer to the following article for any additional information: 2090228 - How to Submit Ideas for SAP SuccessFactors Products.

See Also

2090228 - How to Submit Ideas for SAP SuccessFactors Products


RCM-46268, end, bullet, point, format, formatting, 2nd, 3rd, second, third, edit , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-JOB , Job Postings & Requisitions , Problem


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